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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Volunteers Needed to Advance Arts and Culture Master Plan

The City's Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, in conjunction with the Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission, is seeking community participation in the implementation of the City’s Arts and Culture Master Plan and Community Enactment Strategy.

Dubuque’s Arts and Culture Master Plan is the result of a multi-year effort spurred by the recognition that culturally and artistically vibrant cities tend to be more economically prosperous.  This national trend was proven locally in 2...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Tyler Named Dubuque Director of Transportation Services

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Dubuque City Manager Mike Van Milligen has appointed Renee Tyler to be the City’s next director of transportation services.

Tyler is currently the City’s assistant public works director and will assume her new responsibilities on Nov. 5, 2018.  She will replace Candace Eudaley-Loebach, whose resignation will be effective on Nov. 16, 2018. 

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Dubuque Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, Special Capital Recognition

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has announced that the City of Dubuque has received the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the City’s budget for the 13th consecutive year.

In addition, the City received “Special Capital Recognition” for its presentation of capital expenditures and impact of capital investments on operating budget. A Certificate of Recognition for Budget Presentation has been presented to...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Art on the River 'Driftless' Live Sculpting Event Announced

The City of Dubuque’s 2018-2019 public art exhibit, Art on the River “Driftless,” focuses on innovative sculpture that pays homage to the people, history, geography, flora, and fauna of the Driftless Region.

From October 25-27, the exhibit is expanding to include a special live performative sculptural installation by artist Jeremy Rudd.

Rudd is currently exhibiting a sculpture in Art on the River “Driftless” and was awarded “2017 ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Dubuque Receives Score of 100 on Municipal Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign, in partnership with the Equality Federation Institute, has issued its 2018 Municipal Equality Index.

The index is a ranking of municipalities across the country based on the inclusiveness of their laws, policies, and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) residents.  Dubuque’s score for 2018 is 100.&nbs...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: October 17, 2018

City Awarded Grant for Four Mounds Park Restoration

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has awarded the City of Dubuque a grant of $200,000 from Resource Enhancement and Protection, commonly referred to as REAP.

The grant money will be used to implement the Ecological Restoration and Site Accessibility Project in Four Mounds Park, located at 4900 Peru Rd. on Dubuque’s north side. Four Mounds Park is owned by the City of Dubuque and managed by the Four Mounds Foun...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Hunter Named Dubuque’s Multicultural Family Center Director

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City of Dubuque Leisure Services Manager Marie Ware has named Jacqueline Hunter as the City of Dubuque’s new Multicultural Family Center director. She will begin in October 29.

“Jacqueline has extensive experience working in community settings with persons of many cultures,” said Ware.  Her role as program coordinator for the City of Kissimmee, Florida, Parks and Recreation Department at the Chambers...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Dubuque Offers Multiple Leaf Disposal Options

The City of Dubuque is reminding residents of their options for leaf and yard debris disposal.

The City encourages mulching, mowing, and backyard composting as economical and beneficial leaf management options but offers several other options for yard debris management. 

As part of the City’s April-November collection service, lea...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Dubuque Offers 'Balancing Act' Budget Simulator

The City of Dubuque is offering residents and stakeholders a new budget simulation tool that enables them to balance their own version of Dubuque’s city budget.

This new tool is available at www.cityofdubuque.org/budget and promotes transparency and increases public engagement in the development of the City’s annual budget.

The Balancing Act software is an interactive tool designed to share information with reside...

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Posted on: September 1, 2018

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

Hello and Welcome to the Leisure Services Department.  The Leisure Services Department is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM TO 6:00 PM

You may reach the Leisure Services Department by:

1.  Telephone at 563-589-4263.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Miller Riverview Campground is CLOSED for the season

The Miller Riverview Park and Campground is CLOSED for remainder of 2018 season.  (*effective Tuesday, October 9th)


Any questions, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263.

Leisure Services
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Leisure Services FALL 2018 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Fall 2018 brochures are available! Please see information below regarding Fall registration dates for online, mail, e-mail, fax or in-person.

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Fall 2018 activities:

1. ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation - a small convenience fee is charged by the hosting company and this fee is non-refundable. Payment accepted by MasterCard or V...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 18, 2018

FREE Open Gyms for Granny Basketball & Family Open Basketball

Leisure Services is offering FREE Open Gyms on Monday evenings for Granny Basketball and Friday evenings for Family Open Basketball. See below for more details.

Granny Basketball Open Gym will be held on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at the Roosevelt Middle School (Center Court) located at 2001 Radford Road on the following dates:

TONIGHT (October 22nd) and October 29th

November 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Neighborhood Recreation FREE Open Gym Program

Leisure Services is sponsoring FREE Open Gym Programs at Audubon School (605 Lincoln Ave) and Prescott School (1151 White St) starting on Friday, November 2nd, 2018 and concluding on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019. See below for more information.

FREE OPEN GYM PROGRAMS offered from Friday, November 2nd through Sunday, March 3rd at Audubon School (605 Lincoln Ave) and/or Prescott School (1151 White St). 

Grades 3 thru 5 - Organized activities planned which may include games, basketball, kic...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Leisure Services Department - Fall 2018 Scholarships

The Fall 2018 Scholarship applications are now available for pickup. See below for important scholarship information.

Scholarship applications will be accepted (in person only) beginning Monday, August 20th at the Leisure Services Department, 2200 Bunker Hill Road or the Multicultural Family Center at 1157 Central Avenue.  (NOTE:  Scholarships are based...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

After School Care Program

The Leisure Services Department provides FREE after school care at Fulton, Marshall and Prescott Elementary Schools for grades K-5. See below for more information.

Our FREE after school care program began on Tuesday, September 4th for grades Kindergarten - grade 5.  Children will participate in physical, intellectual, social and recreational activities.  We aim to give students a safe and secure en...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

After School Sports for Grades 4 and 5

The Leisure Services Department provides an after school sports program for grades 4 and 5 conducted at a number of Dubuque public elementary schools. See below for more information.

VOLLEYBALL will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursdays beginning the week of October 22nd.  As of October 17th, the after-school volleyball practice schedules have been emailed to parents.

TENNIS will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesda...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Lunch with Santa at Bunker Hill - Saturday, December 8th

Make your plans now to join us for holiday cheer and celebration as Santa makes his way to the Bunker Hill Clubhouse to visit children for a special lunch on Saturday, December 8th. Pre-registration is required. See below for more info.

During the luncheon on Saturday, December 8th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, visitors are encouraged to visit with Santa, as well as stop by our holiday craft stations to decorate their own cookie or create an ornament.

This is a family event, so all ages are w...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Special Population Activities (Therapeutic Recreation)

Special Population programs provide sports/recreation/leisure/outreach services to people with physical/mental/emotional disabilities. Our goal is for participants to engage in activities that promote socialization, skill development & physical activity.

See below for upcoming Fall 2018 Special Population activities.  Participants must register in advance to program start date, except for the Halloween Costume Party - $5 fee payable at the door.

Unified Volleyball League on Tuesday evenings from O...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Adaptive Sports Open Gym Programs held at Carver Elementary School, 2007 Radford Road

Learn about all the possibilities of FREE Adaptive Sports in a fun, non-competitive, yet challenging environment. Each month we will feature one sport where participants will be taught the fundamentals of the sport. See below for more info:

Target population is children and adults who have a physical disability and who want to learn how to play adaptive sports (open to everyone and for all ages). Limited number of sports chairs available; contact Aulanda for more information at 563-495-1575....

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Playtime for Tots - 2018 Fall Registration

This special Neighborhood Recreation Program is a 5-day per week program (Mon-Fri) for 3 and 4 year-olds. It is designed to be a structured recreational program including activities such as games, stories, music and art, developed around a weekly theme.

Registration is available for our 2018 Fall session of Playtime for Tots.  Session II began on Monday, October 15th and goes through Friday, December 7th, no class on November 22nd and November 23rd.  Teacher:  Ms. Nancy (Schmid...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Are You Interested in Working for the Leisure Services Department?

Throughout the year, the Leisure Services Department has job openings for seasonal employment in a variety of areas such as after-school sports/program leaders, swim instructors, gym supervisors, officials, playground leaders, et cetera.

If you are interested in applying for a position within the City of Dubuque, Leisure Services Department, all job applications need to be completed electronically.  Please visit our City of Dubuque website at www.cityofdubuque.org/employment.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Adult Athletics - Winter Basketball & Volleyball Leagues

If you are interested in participating in our Winter adult basketball and/or adult volleyball leagues, please contact us.  Registration materials are available.

For further information, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-426...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 25, 2018

City Parks Are Open thru Sunday, October 28th / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

Pavilions/Council Ring Areas are available to rent in A.Y. McDonald, Eagle Point, Flora, Jackson, Miller Riverview, Murphy, Port of Dubuque and Washington Parks.  CLOSING DATE FOR ALL CITY PARKS FOR THE 2018 SEASON IS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28TH.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Bunker Hill Golf Course / Special Fall Rates

Need some stress relief?  Come tee it up for a lot of fun at the Bunker Hill Golf Course, an 18-hole golf course conveniently located in the rolling hills of central Dubuque.  Our golf course is user-friendly, as well as a test for all l...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Port of Dubuque Marina / Bicycles for Rent

The Port of Dubuque Marina offers free docking for up to three (3) hours on weekdays.  Transient slips are available for overnight stays in the Marina, the charge is $1.25 per foot of the boat.  Reservations can be made online at www.por...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 1, 2018

2018 Pet Park Passes on Sale

Stop by the Leisure Services Department to purchase your 2018 Pet Park season passes.  (NOTE:  Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year.)

FEES:  $25.00 for residents; $35.00 for non-reside...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Softball Field Practices

If you are interested in making a softball field reservation for a team practice, game and/or tournament, please contact Supervisor Brian Feldott at 563-589-4316 or email Brian at bfeldott@cityofdubuque.org. 

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Leisure Services
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Swimming Pool and Water Playground Rentals - Reserve 23 Months in Advance

Have you thought about scheduling your employee outing, youth group activities or birthday party at the Flora and/or Sutton pools for the summer? You may reserve your pool rental dates twenty-three months in advance.

Flora Pool is available for rental on Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $325.  Nicholas J. Sutton Pool is available for rental on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $250.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Comiskey Center Rental / Bunker Hill Clubhouse Rental

Are you looking for a place to host a baby shower, birthday party, retirement party or a holiday party?

The Comiskey Center multi-purpose recreation building is located at the corner of 24th and Washington Street (255 East 24th Street). The facility is available to rent on Friday evenings, Saturday afternoons/evenings and Sunday mornings/afternoons. The fac...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspects.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying subjects who allegedly shoplifted merchandise from Walmart, 4200 Dodge St, in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 09/13/18 at approximately 1:45 PM.  The suspects are possibly associated with a black Ford Edge.  If you have information, or if you want to see more photos, please visit www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.   &...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspects.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying subjects who allegedly shoplifted merchandise from Walmart, 4200 Dodge St, in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 08/30/18 at approximately 3:30 PM.  The suspects are possibly associated with black SUV with Wisconsin plates.  If you have information, or if you want to see more photos, please visit www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Dubuque Police Department’s D.A.R.E. program receives D.R.A. Grant

Officer Rick Fullmer, The Dubuque Police Department’s D.A.R.E. Coordinator thanks the Dubuque Racing Association for the $2,600 grant recently given to the organization.

In cooperation with the Dubuque Police Protective Association, the Dubuque Police Department’s D.A.R.E. program received the funds to create a “Hidden in Plain Sight Room.”  The Hidden in Plain Sight Room is a concep...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying a subject who was allegedly involved in a residential burglary on 09/28/18.

The suspect is possibly associated with a SUV which may be red or orange in color, and has a sunroof.  If you have information or if you want to see more photos, please visit www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.     

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying a subject who allegedly stole a bicycle from the 700 block of Rhomgerg Ave in Dubuque.


The incident occurred on 09/17/18 at approximately 08:08 AM.  If you have information, or if you want to see more pictures, please visit www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.      

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspects.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying three subjects who allegedly shoplifted merchandise from Shopko, 255 JFK Rd in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 08/18/18 at approximately 5:00 PM.  If you have information, or if you want to see more pictures please visit www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.    

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying a subject who allegedly shoplifted merchandise from Kohl’s, 2595 NW Arterial in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 07/07/18 at approximately 11:45 AM.  The subject is possibly associated with a maroon 2006 Chevy Trailblazer.  If you have information please submit it at www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.    

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Carter Road Closure - at JFK

Carter Road will be closed at the intersection of JFK for watermain repair work from 8:30 AM tomorrow, Tuesday October 23rd to 3 PM Wednesday October 24th.

Carter Road will be closed at the intersection of JFK for
watermain repair work from 8:30 AM tomorrow, Tuesday October 23
rd to3 PM Wednesday October 24th.  Traffic will not be able to enter
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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Jackson St. and 17th St. Intersection Closure

Due the the 17th St. Storm Sewer Capacity Improvement Project, the intersection of 17th St. and Jackson St. will close on Monday, October 22, until approximately November 9. Work includes installing storm sewer intakes and final paving. Motorists are aske...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Clarke Drive Lane Closure

The eastbound lane of Clarke Drive will be closed approximately 800 feet northeast of Ungs Street for pavement repair from 8 AM Thursday October 18th to 5 PM Friday October 26th.

The eastbound lane of Clarke Drive will be closed approximately 800 feet northeast of Ungs Street for pavement repair from 8 AM Thursday October 18th to 5 PM Friday October 26th. Eastbound traffic will be detoured onto W. Locust Street to 17th Street to M...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Update US Hwy 52 (White St.) Detour

The US HWY 52 (White Street) project will transition into its next phase on Monday, Oct. 15, and will require the current 11th Street closure (from White to Washington) to be extended for asphalt milling east to Elm Street.

The US HWY 52 (White Street) project will transition into its next phase on Monday, Oct. 15, and will require the current 11th Street closure (from White to Washington) to be extended for asphalt milling east to Elm Street.  Access to businesses ...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Lake Eleanor Road Closure between Hwy 61/151 and Timothy Street

Lake Eleanor Road will be closed between Hwy 61/151 and Timothy Street for sanitary sewer improvements until Friday, October 26.

Lake Eleanor Road will be closed between Hwy 61/151 and Timothy Street for sanitary sewer improvements until Friday, October 26. Motorists will need to follow the posted detour route. Map available at www.cityofdubuque.org/detours. If you have questions r...

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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

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Update US Hwy 52 (White St) Detour

The US HWY 52 (White Street) project will transition into
its next phases this week (October 1 – 5) and will require the current closureon 11th Street from White to Jackson to be extended on 11th Street from White
to Washington for utility w...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

22nd St. and White St. Intersection Closure

Due to Bee Branch Project related storm sewer improvements, the intersection of 22nd St. and White St. will close on Thursday, September 27, for approximately 2 months.

Click here to see a map of the area. A map of all current road closures and detours is available at www.cityofdubuque.org/detours. If you have questions regarding this closure/detour, please contact the City of Dubuque Engineering Department at 563-589-42...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

US HWY 52 (White Street) from 9th to 11th Lane Closure and 11th Street from Central to Elm Closure

US Hwy 52 (White Street) will be reduced to one lane for utility work and resurfacing between 9th and 11th Streets starting tomorrow (Thursday, Sept. 20). One lane of US HWY 52 (White Street) will remain open; however, a width restriction of 11’...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 29, 2018

17th Street Closure - from Washington St. up to White St.

Due to Bee Branch Project-related storm sewer capacity improvements, 17th St. will close from Washington St. up to White St. on Thursday, August 30.

A map available of all current city detours is available at www.cityofdubuque.org/detours. If you have questions regarding this closure/detour, please contact the City of Dubuque Engineering Department at 563-589-4270. Please note: closure dates/times are...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Alternating Lane Closures and Traffic Shifts on US20 Westbound on Wednesday

Beginning Wed, Jan. 31, due to SW Arterial/US52 and US Highway 20 interchange bridges construction, the westbound 2-lane traffic on US20 will shift & detour traffic onto the new westbound ramp for the Southwest Arterial interchange at Seippel Road.

Full Annoucement:

Beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 31, in preparation for construction for the Southwest Arterial/US52 and US Highway 20 interchange bridges, the westbound 2-lane traffic on US20 will shift and detour traffic onto the newly constructed westboun...

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

Seippel Road and Cousins Road Closure

With construction starting on the Southwest Arterial / U.S. Hwy 20 interchange grading project, the intersection of Seippel Road and U.S. 20 in Dubuque will require closing Seippel Road and Cousins Road to traffic beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6.
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