Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin Monday, September 21, 2020 on the 3rd Avenue SE floodgate.
About the Project
The completed floodgate will feature stackable, removable panels that slide into permanent columns on the sidewalk during flood threats. The floodgate will be deployed for a 22’ river elevation, and is designed to protect to the 2008 flood volume. Construction will consist of the installation of the foundation and vertical columns that will hold the removable panels. The project is scheduled for completion summer 2021.
3rd Avenue SE from 1st Street SE to the Cedar River will be closed to vehicular, cyclist, and pedestrian traffic while construction is underway. Access to the CRST/Bankers Trust driveway on 3rd Avenue SE will remain available via 1st Street SE. Parking on the 3rd Avenue Bridge will remain open and accessible via the west.
Gate open during non-flood threat