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Street Detours & Closures

Posted on: October 5, 2018

Update: 17th St. Closure Impacting Central Ave. Postponed until Oct. 18

Due to recent rain, the closure of 17th St. between White St. and Iowa St. has been postponed until Thursday, October 18.

Details regarding the closure can be found in the original notice below. If you have questions, please contact the City of Dubuque Engineering Department at 563.589.4270. Thank you.


Original Notice Posted on 10/5/2018

Due to Bee Branch Project-related storm sewer capacity improvements, 17th St. is scheduled to close between White St. and Iowa St. on Tuesday, October 16, for approximately one month. This closure includes the intersections of 17th St. and Central Ave. and 17th St. and Heeb St. Please note, access to all businesses and residences will be maintained at all times during construction. Motorists are asked to follow the posted detour route.


Central Ave. Detour 

Southbound traffic on Central Ave. will be routed east on E. 18th St., south on White St., west on E. 16th St., and back to Central Ave. Northbound traffic on White St. will merge into one lane from E. 16th St. to E. 18th St. Please note, White St. will become a two-way street from E. 16th St. to E. 18th St. during this detour.


Heeb St. Detour 

The detour for the Heeb St. closure is Madison St. to Clarke Dr.


17th St. Detour 

The detour for the 17th St. closure is Iowa St., to E. 14th St./Loras Blvd. to Elm St.


Click here for map of the road closures and detours. 


If you have questions regarding the closure/detour, please contact the City of Dubuque Engineering Department at 563.589.4270. Please note: closure dates/times are estimates and are subject to change without notification based on weather and contractor schedules

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