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Cedar Rapids ready to fix streets, thanks to voter support

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Just seven months after Linn County voters approved an extension to the Local Option Sales Tax, the City of Cedar Rapids is getting ready to fix streets.

In November, county voters approved a one-percent sales tax extension. In Cedar Rapids, the money is going to street repair.

The tax will be extended for 10 years. The city is calling the project Paving for Progress.

After voters approved the idea, the city got to work on a list of quick start projects.

Here's the list of projects for 2014:
  • NW Quadrant
    • Ellis Blvd. from K Avenue to O Avenue
    • B Avenue NW Improvements from Highland Drive to 8th Street
    • 13th Street NW from A Avenue to B Avenue
    • E Avenue from Stoney Point Road to Rock Valley
    • Ellis Lane NW, Ellis Blvd to 8th Street NW
  • SW Quadrant
    • 3rd Avenue SW Improvements from 6th Street to 10th Street
    • 8th Avenue SW Improvements from 10th Street to 7th Street
    • Diagonal Drive SW Improvements from Interstate 380 to West 8th Avenue Bridge Approach
    • Edgewood Road SW from Williams Boulevard to 16th Avenue
    • Wiley Blvd SW from William Boulevard to 16th Avenue
    • 17th Street SW from 1st Avenue to 10th Avenue
    • West Post Road SW from Ruhd Street to 16th Avenue
    • Wilson Avenue SW from West Post Road to Troy Street
    • Hawkeye Downs Road from 6th Street to J Street
  • NE Quadrant
    • Boyson Road NE Improvements from C Avenue to East Corporate Limits
    • Coe Road NE Improvements from Center Point Road to A Avenue
    • Glass Road NE Improvements from Edgewood Road to Wenig Road
    • Kiowa Trace NE, 6821 to 7015 Residences
    • Oakland Rd NE from E Ave to H Ave
    • Seminole Valley Rd NE from Fords Crossing Road to 42nd St
    • Blairs Ferry Rd NE from W. of Miller Ave to W to Wayside Circle Dr
    • 74th Street from White Ivy Place to C Ave
    • 42nd Street from I-380 to Wenig Rd
    • Northbrook Drive NE from Boxwood Lane to Laurel Lane NE 
  • SE Quadrant
    • 4th Avenue Improvements from 6th Street to 19th Street
    • 19th Street from Mt Vernon Road to Bever Avenue
    • Bever Avenue from 19th Street to 14th Street
    • Bever Avenue from 22nd Street to Memorial Drive
    • Garden Drive from Grande Avenue to Washington Avenue
    • 11th Avenue Improvements from 3rd Street to 4th Street 

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