City of Des Moines Road Closures
Temporary

 

  • Winefest
  • Starting: 06/05/2015 09:00 AM 
  • Ending: 06/07/2015 05:00 PM
     
  • In conjunction with Winefest on Friday and Saturday, June 5 and 6, 2015, the following lane closures will be implemented for the times noted:

    Effective 9:00 a.m. Friday, June 5, 2015,
    through 5:00 p.m. Sunday, June 7, 2014

    Locust Street from 5th Avenue to 3rd Street
    (north traffic lane open to 4th Street)

    3rd Street from Locust Street to Walnut Street
    (west traffic lane)

    Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area, should obey all signing, and expect minor delays. 
  • If there are questions, contact the City of Des Moines Traffic and Transportation Division. 515-283-4973

 

  • Park Ave. from Fleur Drive to SW 14th Street
  • Starting: 06/03/2015 06:00 AM 
  • Ending: 06/07/2015 07:30 PM
     
  • Park Ave from Fleur Drive to SW 14th Street will be closed for the duration of 6AM to 7:30PM each day from Wednesday June 3rd to Sunday June 7th in Conjunction with the Principal Charity Classic.

    Motorist are urged to use caution when driving in this area, should obey all signing, and expect delays.

    If there are any questions, please contact 
  • City of Des Moines Traffic and Transportation Division 515-283-4973

 

  • Walnut Street from 5th Avenue to 6th Avenue
  • Starting: 06/02/2015 09:00 AM 
  • Ending: 06/02/2015 04:00 PM
     
  • Walnut Street from 5th Avenue to 6th Avenue will be closed between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. This closure is necessary for replacement of an air conditioning unit.

    Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area and obey all construction zone signing.  
  • If there are questions, contact Dave Colbert with the City of Des Moines Permit and Development Center. 515-283-4536

 

  • LANE CLOSURE--Hull Avenue between Dixon Street and Sampson Street
  • Starting: 06/01/2015 09:00 AM 
  • Ending: 07/01/2015 04:00 PM
     
  • Intermittent lane closures on Hull Avenue between Dixon Street and Sampson Street will occur beginning Monday, June 1, 2015, through Wednesday, July 1, 2015, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. This closure is part of the Hull Avenue Roadway Improvements project.

    Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area and obey all construction zone signing.  
  • If there are questions, contact Brett Lewis, City of Des Moines Project Engineer. 515-283-4024

 

  • LANE REDUCTION: SE 6th Street from E Pioneer Road to E Lacona Avenue
  • Starting: 06/01/2015 09:00 AM 
  • Ending: 06/01/2015 03:30 PM
     
  • Lanes will be reduced on SE 6th Street from E Pioneer Road to E Lacona Avenue between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2015. This lane reduction is necessary for manhole adjustment.

    Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area, obey all construction zone signing and expect delays. 
  • If there are questions, contact Zach Erickson, City of Des Moines Project Engineer. 515-283-4023

 

  • LANE REDUCTION: SW 9th Street between Leach Avenue and Emma Avenue
  • Starting: 06/01/2015 08:00 AM 
  • Ending: 06/08/2015 03:00 PM
     
  • Lanes of SW 9th Street between Leach Avenue and Emma Avenue will be reduced to head-to-head traffic in the northbound lane during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. beginning Monday, June 1, 2015, through Monday, June 8, 2015. This lane reduction is necessary for curb replacement.

    In case of inclement weather, the work will be rescheduled the following day or when weather permits.

    Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area and obey all construction zone signing.  
  • If there are questions, contact Andy Foster with the City of Des Moines Public Works Department. 515-202-1010

 

  • 15th Street from Woodland Avenue to Pleasant Street
  • Starting: 06/01/2015 07:00 AM 
  • Ending: 06/08/2015 04:00 PM
     
  • 15th Street from Woodland Avenue to Pleasant Street will be closed beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, June 1, 2015, through 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 8, 2015. The street closure is necessary for concrete pavement repair.

    A detour will be signed using Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Center Street, and 19th Street.

    Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area and obey all construction zone signing. 
  • If there are questions, contact Ryan Rivas, Public Works Section Chief 515-707-4989

 

  • Market Street from SW 2nd Street to SW 3rd Street
  • Starting: 05/30/2015 03:00 PM 
  • Ending: 05/31/2015 12:00 AM
     
  • Market Street from SW 2nd Street to SW 3rd Street will be closed for the Moonlight Classic special Event from 3PM to Midnight on Saturday May 30th, 2015.
    Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area, should obey all signing, and expect minor delays.
    If there are any Questions, please contact 
  • City of Des Moines Traffic and Transportation Division 515-283-4973

 

  • Food Truck Throwdown
  • Starting: 05/30/2015 10:00 AM 
  • Ending: 05/30/2015 11:30 PM
     
  • In conjunction with Food Truck Throwdown on Saturday, May 30, 2015, the following street closure will be implemented:


    Effective Saturday, May 30, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

    Cherry Street from 9th Street to 10th Street 
  • If there are questions, contact the City of Des Moines Traffic and Transportation Division. 515-283-4973

 

  • Dam to Dam
  • Starting: 05/30/2015 05:00 AM 
  • Ending: 05/30/2015 12:00 PM
     
  • In conjunction with Dam to Dam on Saturday, May 30, 2015, the following street closures will be implemented for the times noted:

    Effective Saturday, May 30, 2015, from 5:00 a.m. to Noon

    ● Grand Avenue from 11th Street to 17th Street
    ● Locust Street from 10th Street to 16th Street
    ● 12th Street from Walnut Street to High Street
    ● 13th Street from Grand Avenue to Walnut Street
    ● 14th Street from Grand Avenue to Ingersoll Avenue
    ● 15th Street from ML King Jr. Parkway to Ingersoll Avenue
    ● 16th Street from Grand Avenue to Ingersoll Avenue

    Effective Saturday, May 30, 2015, 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    ● Water Street from Market Street to ML King Jr. Parkway
    ● 3rd Street from Market Street to ML King Jr. Parkway
    ● 5th Street from Market Street to ML King Jr. Parkway
    ● 8th Street from Cherry Street to ML King Jr. Parkway
    ● 9th Street from Cherry Street to ML King Jr. Parkway
    ● 12th Street from Cherry Street to ML King Jr. Parkway

    Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area, should obey all signing, and expect minor delays. 
  • If there are questions, contact the City of Des Moines, Traffic and Transportation Division. 515-283-4973

 

  • LANE REDUCTION: Grand Avenue from 7th Street to 8th Street
  • Starting: 05/27/2015 09:00 AM 
  • Ending: 06/05/2015 04:00 PM
     
  • Grand Avenue from 7th Street to 8th Street will be reduced to two westbound lanes beginning Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Lanes are expected to reopen on Friday, June 5, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. This lane reduction is necessary for utility work.

    Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area and obey all construction zone signing.  
  • If there are questions, contact Dave Colbert with the City of Des Moines Permit and Development Center. 515-283-4536

 

  • Williams Street from Dean Avenue to E University Avenue
  • Starting: 05/04/2015 09:00 AM 
  • Ending: 06/19/2015 05:00 PM
     
  • Williams Street from Dean Avenue to E University Avenue will be closed beginning at 9:00 AM on Monday, May 4, 2015, through Friday, June 19, 2015. This closure is necessary for work to replace a storm drainage culvert underneath Williams Street.

    A detour will be posted using E 30TH Street and E University Avenue during the closure.

    Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area and obey all construction zone signing.  
  • If there are questions, contact Bruce Rydberg, City of Des Moines Project Engineer. 515-283-4074

 

  • LANE CLOSURE: SW 9th Street from Titus Avenue to Kenyon Avenue
  • Starting: 03/23/2015 09:00 AM 
  • Ending: 10/23/2015 06:00 PM
     
  • SW 9th Street between Titus Avenue and Kenyon Avenue will be reduced to one-lane traffic in each direction beginning Monday, March 23, 2015, for approximately 7 months. This restriction is necessary for the City’s contractor to begin the widening project on SW 9th Street in this area.

    Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area and obey all construction zone signing.
     
  • If there are questions, contact Matt Becker, City of Des Moines Project Engineer. 515-283-4026

 

 

 

Permanent

 

  • McKinley Avenue between SW 46th Street and SW 56th Street
  • Starting: 12/22/2014 12:00 AM
     
  • McKinley Avenue between SW 46th Street and SW 56th Street is permanently closed to all traffic. This section of roadway is currently in the process of being vacated in order to become future Airport property, and due to the structural condition of the bridge over Frink Creek just west of SW 46th Street, immediate closure is necessary.
  • If there are questions, contact David Kamp, City of Des Moines Project Engineer. 515-283-4022

 

  • Indianola Ave. between Easter Lake Dr. and E Porter Ave. Reopened
  • Starting: 11/21/2014 03:00 PM
     
  • Indianola Avenue between Easter Lake Drive and E Porter Avenue was reopened to traffic this afternoon. The closure was necessary as part of the Indianola Avenue Widening Phase 3 project.

    If there are questions, contact Zach Erickson, City of Des Moines Project Engineer, at 283-4023

 

  • Robert D. Ray Drive north of Des Moines Street
  • Starting: 03/26/2013 07:00 AM
     
  • Robert D. Ray Drive north of Des Moines Street will be closed beginning at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013 for reconstruction and expansion of the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, formerly called the Botanical Center. Access from East 6th Street will no longer be allowed. Access to the Botanical Garden parking lot will remain via Robert D. Ray Drive from Grand Avenue on the south end of the Botanical Garden. Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area, obey all construction zone signing and expect delays.
  • If there are questions, contact the City of Des Moines, Traffic and Transportation (515) 283-4973