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Posted on: January 8, 2019

East 16th St. Closure Between Sycamore St. &US 61/151 Overpass (Jan. 14-Feb. 1)

East 16th St. will be closed between Sycamore St. and the US 61/151 overpass for approximately three weeks beginning on Monday, Jan. 14.

A portion of Dubuque’s sanitary sewer along Kerper Blvd. will be reconstructed and re-routed from Fengler St. to Sycamore St. as part of a multi-phased project.  The new sanitary sewer will replace a section of a failed gravity sewer system along Kerper Blvd. using a combination of gravity sewer main and pressurized sewer main. 

Phase 1 of this project is scheduled to begin on Monday, Jan. 14, with the closure of E. 16th St. from and including the Sycamore St. intersection east to the U.S. Highway 61/151 overpass.  Motorists will be detoured using Elm St., E. 11th St., and Kerper Blvd.  This closure is anticipated to last approximately three weeks. A map showing Phase 1 extents and detour routing is available at

 If you have questions regarding this closure/detour, please contact the City of Dubuque Engineering Department at 563-589-4270 or Please note: closure dates/times are estimates and are subject to change without notification based on weather and contractor schedules.

Detour Map
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