City of Des Moines Road Closures
Temporary

 

  • Combat Hunger
  • Starting: 11/20/2014 12:00 PM 
  • Ending: 11/21/2014 06:00 PM
     
  • In conjunction with Combat Hunger on Thursday and Friday, November 20 and 21, 2014, the following street closure will be implemented:

    Effective Thursday, November 20, 2014, at noon
    to Friday, November 21, 2014, at 6:00 p.m.

    12th Street from Locust Street to Grand Avenue

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

 

  • Water Street between West Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway and Market Street
  • Starting: 11/03/2014 07:00 AM 
  • Ending: 11/24/2014 05:00 PM
     
  • Water Street between West M.L. King Jr. Pkwy. and Market Street will be closed to traffic beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, November 3, 2014. This closure is necessary for sewer work and is expected to last approximately 3 weeks.

    Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area and obey all construction zone signing.  
  • If there are questions, contact Nick Carter with the City of Des Moines. 515-323-8135

 

  • Indianola Avenue from Easter Lake Drive to E Porter Avenue
  • Starting: 10/22/2014 09:00 AM 
  • Ending: 12/12/2014 05:00 PM
     
  • Indianola Avenue from Easter Lake Drive to E Porter Avenue will be closed to traffic beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 for construction activities related to the Indianola Avenue Widening Phase 3 project. The intersection of Easter Lake Drive and Indianola Avenue will be reopened at this time. The intersection of E. Porter Avenue and Indianola Avenue will be closed. Access to Ewing Park will be available from the intersection of Indianola Avenue and Easter Lake Drive. This closure will be in effect through December 12, 2014.

    A detour route will be posted using SE 14th Street and Army Post Road. Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area and obey all construction zone signing. 
  • If there ar questions, contact Zach Erickson, City of Des Moines Project Engineer. 515-283-4023

 

  • E Porter Avenue from Indianola Avenue to SE 24th Street
  • Starting: 10/22/2014 12:00 AM 
  • Ending: 12/01/2014 12:00 AM
     
  • E Porter Avenue from Indianola Avenue to SE 24th Street will be closed to traffic beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 for construction activities related to the Indianola Avenue Widening Phase 3 project. This closure will be in effect through December 1, 2014.

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

 

 

 

Permanent

 

  • 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