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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Iowa River Trail – Rocky Shore Drive to Clear Creek


Due to ongoing construction of the Iowa River Trail between Rocky Shore Drive and Clear Creek, the following trail segments will temporarily close starting Wednesday morning, December 16, 2020:

  • Clear Creek Trail from 1st Avenue east to the Iowa River Trail.
  • Iowa River Trail from Clear Creek to 400 feet south of the Iowa River Pedestrian Bridge.

The detour route uses the sidewalk along the east side of 1st Avenue between 5th Street and Clear Creek. The Clear Creek Trail underpass of 1st Avenue and the Iowa River Pedestrian Bridge connection to the Peninsula Neighborhood in Iowa City will both remain open. The trail closure and detour route will be in place until late June 2021.

For more information, please contact Assistant City Engineer Scott Larson at or call 319.248.1720. Sign up for Construction and Traffic Updates at and view project-specific information at

L-shaped trail closure

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