University Avenue Corridor Redesign - Concept Design


This project consists of identifying the need to respond to the changing demographics within the community and the expectations for a safer, more vibrant and user-friendly commercial core.

Estimated Start Date

July 10, 2017

Estimated Concept Completion Date

March 5, 2018


Jim Harbaugh and Sam Kessel, Bolton & Menk  515-259-9190

City Staff Project Contact

Public Works Director Dalton Jacobus 515-645-6825

Project Status

The University Avenue Corridor Redesign was kicked off at the City News Hour on July 10, 2017.  We have appointed the complete streets advisory committee and selected stakeholder groups for this project. The Complete Streets Advisory Committee will meet with our City Engineers on the University Avenue Corridor Redesign.  Please review the proposed timeline below for the meeting dates.

University Avenue Redesign Presentation that was presented by the Complete Streets Advisory Committee on the March 19th Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. 

University Avenue Report

March 19th University Avenue Presentation by Complete Streets Advisory Committee

Bolton and Menk are designing the three-lane concept that was approved by Council at the April 16, 2018 council meeting.

60% Design of University Avenue Redesign as of November 12, 2018 (90% Design same as 60%)