The Mississippi Drive Corridor Reconstruction Project includes the reconstruction of 1.6 miles of Mississippi Drive along with portions of Mulberry Avenue and 2nd Street. The include meeting the objectives of Muscatine’s complete street policy by improving both Muscatine’s quality of life and image by providing a safe and attractive environment for street users of all ages and abilities such as motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, mass transit, children, senior citizens, individuals with disabilities, freight carriers, emergency responders and adjacent land users; modernizing U.S. 61-Business through the reconfiguration and reconstruction of the sub-standard, deteriorated roadway; and enhancing aesthetics throughout the corridor that are consistent with Muscatine’s riverfront improvements.
The proposed Grandview Avenue Corridor Revitalization Project includes roadway improvements on the 2.2 mile stretch of Grandview Avenue from Franklin Street to the U.S. 61 bypass. The project is still in the development stages and tentatively planned to begin with the 2019 construction season.
The grant application for a CAT grant with the State of Iowa to help fund four separate projects (three in the City of Muscatine and one in Muscatine County).