City of Des Moines Road Closures
Temporary

 

  • 6th Avenue from Locust Street to Grand Avenue
  • Starting: 12/20/2014 07:30 AM 
  • Ending: 12/20/2014 04:30 PM
     
  • 6th Avenue from Locust Street to Grand Avenue will be closed to traffic between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 20, 2014. This closure is necessary to replace an HVAC unit on the Skywalk.

    Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area and obey all construction zone signing.

    If there are questions, contact Dave Colbert, Permit and Development Center, 515-283-4536.
     
  • If you have any questions, contact Dave Colbert with the Permit and Development Center. 515-283-4536

 

  • County Line Road from Fleur Drive to SW 11th Street
  • Starting: 12/11/2014 05:00 PM 
  • Ending: 12/19/2014 04:00 PM
     
  • County Line Road from Fleur Drive to SW 11th Street will be closed today at 5:00 p.m. due to a deteriorated roadway condition. Repairs are expected to be made and the street open again for traffic on Friday, December 19, 2014, at approximately 4:00 p.m.

    A detour will be posted using SW 9th Street, Army Post Road, and Fleur Drive. Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area and obey all construction zone signing.  
  • If there are questions, contact Ryan Rivas with the City of Des Moines Public Works Department. 515-707-4989

 

  • E 3rd Street from E Court Avenue to E Walnut Street
  • Starting: 12/08/2014 07:00 AM 
  • Ending: 01/02/2015 05:00 PM
     

  • E 3rd Street from E Court Avenue to E Walnut Street will be closed beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, December 8, 2014, through Friday, January 2, 2015, at 5:00 p.m.

    This closure is necessary to build an electric manhole/duct bank in the street.

    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 Permit and Development Center. 515-283-4536

 

  • Younkers Building Fire--Downtown Closures
  • Starting: 03/29/2014 12:00 AM 
  • Ending: 12/18/2014 06:00 PM
     
  • 7th Street from Locust to Mulberry will be opened late Thursday evening, December 18th, and ready for Friday Morning rush hour.

    Walnut Street between 7th Street and 8th Street will remain closed to traffic. These closures are necessary for the activities related to building re-construction closer to 8th Street. This road will remain closed until further notice.

    All traffic patterns and access to parking ramps can return to normal traffic flow. DART will also start service back on 7th Street beginning Friday morning, December 19th.

    Motorists are urged to use caution when driving in this area and obey all road closure signing. 
  • If there are questions, contact Jennifer McCoy, City Traffic Engineer. 515-283-4973

 

 

 

Permanent

 

  • 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