Weather permitting, beginning on Friday, November 20, 2015, Lafayette Street, between Clinton Street and Capitol Street will be closed to thru traffic.  This closure is necessary to facilitate water main improvements in the area and access will be maintained to all properties during the closure.  It is anticipated that Lafayette Street will reopen to normal traffic by late morning on Saturday, November 21st.

Motorists are encouraged take note of this work and to seek an alternate route during this time period.  As always, caution should be exercised when driving through all construction areas.

For the updated information on road construction in Iowa City, visit the City of Iowa City's website at

Date of publication

Tuesday, November 17, 2015