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Release: July 18, 2000

Grand Avenue/Riverside Drive traffic restriction and truck detour

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Starting Tuesday, July 18, traffic will be restricted through the intersection of Grand Avenue, Riverside Drive and the Burlington Street bridge.

North and southbound traffic on Riverside Drive will be reduced to two lanes in each direction. Southbound semi-truck trailers will not be able to turn left onto the Burlington Street Bridge. They will be detoured via Benton and Gilbert streets.

Construction at this location will continue for approximately five weeks. Workers are replacing steam distribution components and repairing a damaged steam tunnel.