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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 Closure - NW 118th Avenue & NE 54th Street at Hwy 69 Intersection

Please be advised that NW 118 Avenue and NE 54 Street at the Highway 69 intersection will be closed Saturday, July 24, 2021 through Tuesday, July 27, 2021 for road reconstruction. Click "read more" for map.

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7/23/2021

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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

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UPDATED - Union Pacific Railroad Road Closures

Through August 17, 2021 the Union Pacific Railroad is planning major track repairs at various intersections. The roads that will be affected are NE 46th Ave. (Broadway), NE 94th Ave., NE 78th Ave., NE 54th Ave., and NE 22nd Ave. Click on "read more" for schedule information.

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7/22/2021

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
NE 54th Avenue east of Hwy 69 will reopen Friday, July 23rd, at which time the intersection at NE 51st Avenue east of Hwy 69 will close.

NE 54th Avenue east of Hwy 69 will reopen Friday, July 23rd, at which time the intersection at NE 51st Avenue east of Hwy 69 will close.

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7/15/2021

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

Public Works News
ROAD CLOSURES - Along 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.

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6/25/2021

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

Enjoying Clean Air! #AQAW2021

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5/3/2021

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