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PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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As AQAW comes to an end, today we focus on Air Quality Around the World. With the support of the EPA, U.S. embassy and consulate data is widely available through: https://t.co/qFlhVMMQV6 Looks like it would be a great day to relax on a beach in San Jose😉 #AQAW2021

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5/7/2021

Public Works News
UPDATED ROAD CLOSURES - NW 26th Street Widening & Resurfacing Project

Polk County is performing roadway construction along NW 26th Street beginning April 2021 and ending Fall 2021, weather permitting. NW 26th Street will be resurfaced and widened from a 2-lane roadway to a 5-lane roadway with a center turn lane. Click "read more" to continue.

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8/20/2021

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

EPA developed a new environmental justice (EJ) mapping and screening tool called EJSCREEN. Users can access environmental and demographic info for locations in the US, and compare to the rest of the state, EPA region, or the nation. https://t.co/fLEBfRFMvz #AQAW2021

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5/6/2021

Public Works News
Broadway Avenue Improvement Projects

Public information meetings were held on August 4th and 5th to present and discuss planned improvements along Broadway Avenue between NW 2nd Avenue/IA 415 and Hubbell Avenue/US 6. Click "read more" to view various project plans and the presentation of the planned improvements.

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8/5/2021

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

Citizen science is the practice of public participation in scientific research and data collection. Citizen science and low-cost sensors are an exciting and growing part of air quality awareness. #AQAW2021

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5/5/2021

Public Works News
HMA Resurfacing Project - NE 112th Street/Camp Drive/SE 116th Street

Starting on Tuesday, July 7th, Polk County will be performing asphalt resurfacing along NE 112th Street, Camp Drive and SE 116th Street from the east city limits of Runnells to Hwy 163. Click "read more" for additional information.

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7/22/2021

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

Polk County Air Quality is forcasted to be good today and tomorrow so it's the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the Iowa Cubs opening day! #AQAW2021 #AQI #ICUBS

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5/4/2021

Public Works News
ROAD CLOSURE - NW 134th Avenue Box Culvert Replacement

NW 134th Avenue is closed to through traffic beginning June 16, 2021 while the existing box culvert is removed and replaced. Construction will be completed and roadway reopened to through traffic in Fall 2021, weather permitting.

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6/25/2021

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

#AQAW2021 continues today with focus on Asthma & Health. Air pollution can make asthma symptoms worse and trigger attacks. Ever hear your local weather say tomorrow will be a "code orange" day for air pollution? That's the AQI at work. Check ours daily at https://t.co/15DngVIHZQ

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5/4/2021

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

Enjoying Clean Air! #AQAW2021

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5/3/2021