Full Depth Patching Project

UPDATE: MAY 16, 2022

Full Depth Patching Project Update (JPG)Full depth patching continues on Houser Street with work also scheduled to begin on Frontage Road Tuesday (May 17) according to the Muscatine Department of Public Works.


Work on Houser Street will continue for the next two to three weeks as the contractor repairs the broken pavement in multiple phases to minimize traffic control issues. The duration of work is weather dependent.


The 2021-2022 Full-Depth Patching Project had a late start due to funding concerns that pushed the bid process into the fall. The $440,800 contract was awarded to Heuer Construction on October 5, 2021, but actual work was delayed until April due to weather and logistic concerns. All work is to be completed by early June.


Heuer completed two emergency repairs, on Hershey Avenue and on Liberty Street, and then completed the first section on the 2021-2022 list, 1600 block of Cedar Street before moving to Houser Street.


Heuer Construction is scheduled to also begin work on Frontage Road (Ford to Cleveland) starting Tuesday. Frontage Road will be closed to all traffic from Ford Avenue to the LPI Loans entrance. Once that section is completed, full depth patching will take place from LPI Loans to Cleveland Street.


Other street segments to be repaired under the Full Depth Patching Project include:

  • Isett Avenue (Bidwell Road to Heinz Pedestrian entrance)
  • Stewart Road (Oregon Avenue to Wallace Street)
  • Robin Road (Sunrise Circle to Centre Drive)
  • Devitt Avenue (Ridgewood Avenue to Pinefield Street)

BACKGROUND: Heuer Construction, Inc., was awarded the $440,800.00 contract for the 2021-2022 Full-Depth Patching Project at the November 4, 2021 Muscatine City Council meeting. Work will begin in Spring 2022. The City of Muscatine Roadway Maintenance Division has compiled a list of streets that qualify for full-depth concrete patching, based on a matrix previously developed. The project specifications will be made available at the public hearing.