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TRAFFIC UPDATE: 8th Ave bridge improvements starting July 25

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

Starting Monday, July 25, repair work will begin on the 8th Avenue Bridge. 

Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction for the duration of the work, which is anticipated to be completed by the end of September, weather permitting. 

The 16th Avenue Bridge will reopen on Friday, July 22. Bridge work continues on 1st Avenue. Eastbound traffic has been reduced to one lane, and parking on the 1st Avenue Bridge has been restricted. 

This construction will continue until mid-August. 

These bridge improvements include expansion joint and concrete repairs/replacement, and are routine maintenance to ensure bridges remain in good condition.

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