Weather permitting, beginning on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, Scott Boulevard will be open to normal traffic at the Muscatine Avenue/American Legion Road intersection. American Legion Road between Eastbrook Street and Buckingham Lane will remain closed to through traffic and the detour route utilizing Scott Boulevard, Court Street, and Taft Avenue will remain in effect.  This closure will facilitate utility and pavement reconstruction associated with the American Legion Road Improvements Project.

Please note that the intersection of Scott Boulevard and Muscatine Avenue is now a roundabout. Answers to frequently asked questions - including how to use a roundabout - can be found here

It is anticipated that normal traffic on American Legion Road will resume by Nov. 19, 2021.                                                                                       

Motorists are to take note of this construction work and allow extra travel time or seek an alternate route during this time period.  As always, caution should be exercised when traveling in all construction areas.

For information on road construction in Iowa City, visit

Date of publication

Tuesday, September 28, 2021