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PUBLIC WORKS BEGINS DEBRIS REMOVAL - UNINCORPORATED RESIDENTS BE ADVISED

The Polk County Public Works Department wishes to announce that they will pick up tree limbs, branches and shrubs downed by Monday’s severe weather for residents in the unincorporated areas of Polk County. Click on "read more" for more information.

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8/11/2020

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UPDATE TO ROAD CLOSURE - NE 72nd Street/NE Yoder Drive was RE-OPENED to traffic on 8/10/20

Please be advised that NE 72nd Street/NE Yoder Drive between NE Bluff Drive and NE 134th Avenue, and NE 126th Avenue east of NE 68th Street was RE-OPENED to traffic this morning.

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8/10/2020

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Railroad Improvements Detour Route - NE 126th Avenue, Elkhart, IA

Please be advised that NE 126 Avenue between NE 38 Street and NE 46 Street will be closed Monday, August 10, 2020 through Wednesday, August 12, 2020 as part of a Railroad Crossing Repair project. This road will be closed to through traffic. A detour will be posted. If you have any questions concerning this project, please contact Polk County Public Works at 515-286-3705, by fax at 515-286-3437, or by email at publicworks@polkcountyiowa.gov. Click on "read more" for map.

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8/6/2020

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ROAD CLOSURE - NW 146th Avenue Between NW 142nd Street/Hwy 17 and NW 128th Street

Please be advised that on Monday, July 6, 2020, Polk County Public Works will begin a box culvert replacement project on NW 146th Avenue between NW 142nd Street/Hwy 17 and NW 128th Street. Click on "read more" for additional information and map.

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7/2/2020

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Norwoodville Sanitary Sewer – NE Broadway Ave. – East Phase

The Contractor has begun work on the sanitary sewer extension planned in Norwoodville for 2020.

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6/1/2020

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PUBLIC WORKS BUILDING CLOSED TO PUBLIC ACCESS

Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Polk County Public Works Department offices at 5885 NE 14th Street will be closed to public access until further notice. Our office will still be conducting business online or via telephone during normal business hours. Operating Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (3:30 p.m. During COVID-19 Pandemic)

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4/24/2020

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COVID-19 Response

Until further notice, the Polk County Public Works Department offices at 5885 NE 14 St. will be closed to public access, however, the office will still be conducting business online or via telephone between the hours of 7:00 am to 3:30 pm M-F.

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4/23/2020

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Weed Commission Season to begin

The 2020 Weed Commission season will begin on May 4, 2020. Complaints can be sent to weedcommission@polkcountyiowa.gov

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4/22/2020