Alerts: Street Closures, Detours, & Emergencies 

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Street Closures & Detours

The City of Dubuque must occasionally reroute traffic in order to facilitate infrastructure improvement projects or to respond to public safety issues. Please click on the items below for additional information on individual street closures and construction detours. If you'd like to be informed of street closures and detours by email and/or text, click here to subscribe to "Notify Me" and choose "Street Detour & Construction Alerts." 

Current Detours
  1. Edwards Rd. lane closure west of Patricia Ann Dr.

  2. Washington Street Closure between 10th and 11th

  3. Central Ave. Lane Closure from 21st St. to South of 18th St.

    The east lane of Central Ave. from 21st St. to just south of 18th St. will close on Monday, April 6, for sidewalk curb ramp and utility work related to the U.S. 52/Central Ave. Resurfacing and Sidewalk Curb Ramp Project. Read on...
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The City recognizes businesses located in work zones have special needs. It's critical that customers have access to businesses and that they continue to visit them, regardless of any road work inconveniences. The Road Construction Toolkit for Businesses is offered as a resource for businesses. It outlines what the City provides before and during road construction projects, ideas about what businesses can do to proactively prepare for construction projects in their area, and other helpful information such as the construction noise ordinance, dust control measures, parking and transportation alternatives, and temporary sign permits. Through communication and cooperation, businesses can thrive when road construction is in the area.

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CodeRED Emergency Notification System

The City of Dubuque has instituted the CodeRED Emergency Notification System, a high-speed telephone communication service for emergency notifications and other important messages. This system allows local officials to telephone all or targeted areas of the city or county in case of an emergency situation that requires immediate action.

Odd/Event Snow Route Alerts

CodeRED will also be used to notify residents who live on Dubuque's snow routes when the City's odd/even snow route policy is implemented. Click here to learn more about the odd/even snow route policy and alerts.