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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Art Center to host virtual Elf on a Shelf photo competition

Elf on a Shelf (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – What has your Elf on the Shelf been doing since the last holiday season? Are they ready for more mischief? Well your playful little elves are in for a treat because the holiday season is upon us.

 

This year the ...

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Press Release (PDF) Art Center
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Living Proof concert series to premiere in Muscatine November 13

Juan Carlos Mendoza Fall 2020 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Living Proof Exhibit and the Muscatine Art Center have teamed up to offer a two-part concert series by Muscatine-native Juan Carlos Mendoza. The pre-recorded series was planned for a live sing-a-long event but those plans change...

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Press Release (PDF) Art Center

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

City recognized with 37th straight budget presentation award

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CHICAGO – The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recently announced that the City of Muscatine, Iowa, has received GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. This ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Mississippi Drive Corridor design recognized with Urban Design Award

Mississippi Drive east from Merrill

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Reconnecting Muscatine has been and continues to be an ambitious project by the City of Muscatine to reimage and reconstruct vehicular and pedestrian pathways that enhance the connection between the downtown area and t...

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Blog Post Muscatine News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

City's leaf collection effort passes halfway mark

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The City of Muscatine is halfway through the second round of fall leaf collection and, despite the large amount of leaves being left curbside this year, crews from the Department of Public Works remain on schedule.

 

Crew...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 21, 2020

Muscatine man killed in car-pedestrian accident November 21

Police Investigation

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Muscatine man was killed in a car-pedestrian accident Saturday (Nov. 21, 2020) morning in the 3600 block of Grandview Avenue (US Highway 61 South). 

 

The Muscatine Police Department was contacted at approximat...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

City offices closed Nov. 26-27; refuse, recycling collection changed

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Administrative offices at Muscatine City Hall will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday. City administrative offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 30.

 

The o...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Two public hearings on council agenda for November 19

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will conduct a public hearing on the use of funds from a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) received by the City of Muscatine and a public hearing on the discontinuation of the Conventi...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Parks and Rec programs, services, events adjusted; City parks remain open

2020 Turkey Trot Cancelled (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our patrons and of our staff. Many upcoming events, programs, and services offered by the Parks and Recreation Department will b...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Cedar-Logan roundabout to be partially closed starting November 19

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Part of the roundabout at the intersection of Cedar and Logan streets will be closed to traffic starting Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, according to City of Muscatine officials as part of the Full Depth Patching Project currently unde...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

More restrictions placed on indoor, outdoor gatherings by Governor

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DES MOINES - Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation Monday (November 16, 2020) that imposes a number of additional public health measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. These new measures will be effective ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Lane closure on Mississippi Drive planned for November 19

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) will be closing the eastbound lane of Mississippi Drive from Broadway to Linn Street on Thursday, November 19, to remove the steel power pole at Linn Street. Flaggers will be onsite to direct tr...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Compost Facility hours change Nov. 17; facility to close Dec. 6

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Compost Facility at the Muscatine Transfer Station will close an hour earlier starting Tuesday, November 17, according to David Popp, Solid Waste Manager for the City of Muscatine.

 

The facility will now cl...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Public access to City Hall restricted starting November 16

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The offices for Community Development and Housing at Muscatine City Hall (the second floor) will be closed to the public starting Monday, Nov. 16, according to Carol Webb, Muscatine City Administrator.

 

Webb ha...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Parking restrictions for West 8th scheduled November 16-17

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Parking restrictions will be in place on West 8th street from Iowa Avenue to Broadway next week as Phase 4C of the West Hill Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project begins to wrap up.

 

KE Flatwork, Inc., ha...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 12, 2020

MCPH asks community to engage in precautions

Corona Virus Image (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine County Health Department (MCHD) reminds all residents that, as we get closer to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, the initial doses of the vaccine will be limited and available first to populations prioritized accordin...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Levee rip rap replacement begins from Riverside Park

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Better By Design, LLC, of New Boston, Mo., has been contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform rip rap replacement along the Muscatine levee. That work began this week with the company using the old boat...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

City implements additional safety measures for buildings

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine has implemented additional public safety measures for staff and the public when they are inside City facilities. The measures were approved by the Muscatine City Council last week and were impleme...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Art Center to host virtual Elf on a Shelf photo competition

Elf on a Shelf (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – What has your Elf on the Shelf been doing since the last holiday season? Are they ready for more mischief? Well your playful little elves are in for a treat because the holiday season is upon us.

 

This year the ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Additional public health measures implemented by Gov. Reynolds

Gov. Kim Reynolds Nov. 10, 2020 Press Conference (JPG)

DES MOINES - Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation Tuesday (Nov. 10) continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency for another 30 days. The proclamation imposes a number of additional public health measures to reduce the spread of CO...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Parks & Rec Virtual Recreation Resource Center is expanded

Virtual Recreation Resource Center

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Virtual Recreation Resource Center has been entertaining Muscatine citizens with activities galore since March. The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department continues to add fun resources to the page of the City website whi...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 9, 2020

No refuse collection Wednesday as City pauses for Veteran's Day

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Administrative offices at Muscatine City Hall and offices at other department locations throughout Muscatine will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in observance of Veterans Day. All offices will reopen for regula...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Living Proof concert series to premiere in Muscatine November 13

Juan Carlos Mendoza Fall 2020 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Living Proof Exhibit and the Muscatine Art Center have teamed up to offer a two-part concert series by Muscatine-native Juan Carlos Mendoza. The pre-recorded series was planned for a live sing-a-long event but those plans change...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 8, 2020

System failure results in accidental alarm activation

Muscatine Emergency Management Logo (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine County Emergency Management was informed by MUSCOM Communications Director Chris Jasper that the Outdoor Warning System was activated countywide at 1:20 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, as a result of equi...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Time to flip sides in Phase 1 of Park Avenue Project

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Phase 1 of the Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project will flip sides on Friday, November 6, as Heuer Construction, Inc., has completed full depth patching as part of Phase 1A and prepares to begin full depth patch...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 3, 2020

Leroy Street closed November 4-6 for asphalt overlay

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Leroy Street will be closed from Mulberry Avenue to Amherst Avenue Wednesday through Friday (Nov. 4-6) as part of the asphalt overall street maintenance project. Leroy Street was determined to be a high priority asphal...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

City Officials

Muscatine News

The City of Muscatine is governed by a mayor and 7 City Council members. The mayor serves for a 2-year term and is elected at large by the citizens of Muscatine.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Parks & Recreation

Santa at the pool

The facilities within the Muscatine Parks and Recreation system host a multitude of events throughout the year. This schedule does change quite frequently as events are added, deleted and/or edited. Please check back often for updates!

Additional Info... Muscatine News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Community Development

Muscatine News

The Community Development Department is responsible for a variety of planning and environmental functions that include administering several items.

Additional Info... Muscatine News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

City Services

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Find out what services the City of Muscatine offers to its residents.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Transparency

Muscatine News

The City of Muscatine is committed to providing residents with an open and transparent government which serves the best interest of the community. As such, the City is using this webpage to provide easier access to information you need.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

About Muscatine

Santa at the pool

Find out more about the demographics, history, and profile of Muscatine.

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News Flash

Posted on: November 17, 2020

Parks and Rec programs, services, events adjusted; City parks remain open

2020 Turkey Trot Cancelled (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our patrons and of our staff. Many upcoming events, programs, and services offered by the Parks and Recreation Departm...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Parks & Rec Virtual Recreation Resource Center is expanded

Virtual Recreation Resource Center

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Virtual Recreation Resource Center has been entertaining Muscatine citizens with activities galore since March. The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department continues to add fun resources to the page of the City w...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: November 21, 2020

Muscatine man killed in car-pedestrian accident November 21

Police Investigation

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Muscatine man was killed in a car-pedestrian accident Saturday (Nov. 21, 2020) morning in the 3600 block of Grandview Avenue (US Highway 61 South). 

 

The Muscatine Police Department was contacted at ...

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Press Release (PDF) Police/Fire News

News Flash

Posted on: November 25, 2020

City recognized with 37th straight budget presentation award

GFOA Budget Presentation 2020 (JPG)

CHICAGO – The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recently announced that the City of Muscatine, Iowa, has received GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. This is the 37th consecu...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2020

City's leaf collection effort passes halfway mark

111919 Leaf vacuum rrucks 003 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa - The City of Muscatine is halfway through the second round of fall leaf collection and, despite the large amount of leaves being left curbside this year, crews from the Department of Public Works remain on schedule.

 

Crew...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 21, 2020

Muscatine man killed in car-pedestrian accident November 21

Police Investigation

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Muscatine man was killed in a car-pedestrian accident Saturday (Nov. 21, 2020) morning in the 3600 block of Grandview Avenue (US Highway 61 South). 

 

The Muscatine Police Department was contacted at approximat...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Two public hearings on council agenda for November 19

111820 Agenda Promo (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will conduct a public hearing on the use of funds from a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) received by the City of Muscatine and a public hearing on the discontinuation of the Convention & V...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Parks and Rec programs, services, events adjusted; City parks remain open

2020 Turkey Trot Cancelled (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our patrons and of our staff. Many upcoming events, programs, and services offered by the Parks and Recreation Department will b...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Cedar-Logan roundabout to be partially closed starting November 19

Public - Cedar Street roundabout detour (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Part of the roundabout at the intersection of Cedar and Logan streets will be closed to traffic starting Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, according to City of Muscatine officials as part of the Full Depth Patching Project currently unde...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2020

More restrictions placed on indoor, outdoor gatherings by Governor

Gov. Kim Reynolds2 (JPG)

DES MOINES - Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation Monday (November 16, 2020) that imposes a number of additional public health measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. These new measures will be effective ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Lane closure on Mississippi Drive planned for November 19

111620 Metal Pole at Linn Street and Mississippi Drive 001 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) will be closing the eastbound lane of Mississippi Drive from Broadway to Linn Street on Thursday, November 19, to remove the steel power pole at Linn Street. Flaggers will be onsite to...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Compost Facility hours change Nov. 17; facility to close Dec. 6

1116220 Compost Faciility entrance 001 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Compost Facility at the Muscatine Transfer Station will close an hour earlier starting Tuesday, November 17, according to David Popp, Solid Waste Manager for the City of Muscatine.

 

The facility will now close at 5 p...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Public access to City Hall restricted starting November 16

100319 Muscatine City Hall 001 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The offices for Community Development and Housing at Muscatine City Hall (the second floor) will be closed to the public starting Monday, Nov. 16, according to Carol Webb, Muscatine City Administrator.

 

Webb ha...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Parking restrictions for West 8th scheduled November 16-17

060220 West Hill Barricades (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Parking restrictions will be in place on West 8th street from Iowa Avenue to Broadway next week as Phase 4C of the West Hill Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project begins to wrap up.

 

KE Flatwork, Inc., has reached ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2020

MCPH asks community to engage in precautions

Corona Virus Image (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine County Health Department (MCHD) reminds all residents that, as we get closer to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, the initial doses of the vaccine will be limited and available first to populations prioritize...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Levee rip rap replacement begins from Riverside Park

102820 Seawall completed 003 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Better By Design, LLC, of New Boston, Mo., has been contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform rip rap replacement along the Muscatine levee. That work began this week with the company using the old boat ramp area...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2020

City implements additional safety measures for buildings

100319 Muscatine City Hall 002 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine has implemented additional public safety measures for staff and the public when they are inside City facilities. The measures were approved by the Muscatine City Council last week and were implemented on Mo...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Art Center to host virtual Elf on a Shelf photo competition

Elf on a Shelf (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – What has your Elf on the Shelf been doing since the last holiday season? Are they ready for more mischief? Well your playful little elves are in for a treat because the holiday season is upon us.

 

This year the ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Additional public health measures implemented by Gov. Reynolds

Gov. Kim Reynolds Nov. 10, 2020 Press Conference (JPG)

DES MOINES - Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation Tuesday (Nov. 10) continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency for another 30 days. The proclamation imposes a number of additional public health measures to reduce the spread of CO...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Parks & Rec Virtual Recreation Resource Center is expanded

Virtual Recreation Resource Center

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Virtual Recreation Resource Center has been entertaining Muscatine citizens with activities galore since March. The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department continues to add fun resources to the page of the City website whi...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

No refuse collection Wednesday as City pauses for Veteran's Day

Veterans Day 2020 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Administrative offices at Muscatine City Hall and offices at other department locations throughout Muscatine will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in observance of Veterans Day. All offices will reopen for regular hours on...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Living Proof concert series to premiere in Muscatine November 13

Juan Carlos Mendoza Fall 2020 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Living Proof Exhibit and the Muscatine Art Center have teamed up to offer a two-part concert series by Muscatine-native Juan Carlos Mendoza. The pre-recorded series was planned for a live sing-a-long event but those plans change...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2020

System failure results in accidental alarm activation

Muscatine Emergency Management Logo (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine County Emergency Management was informed by MUSCOM Communications Director Chris Jasper that the Outdoor Warning System was activated countywide at 1:20 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, as a result of equipment fail...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Time to flip sides in Phase 1 of Park Avenue Project

082420 Park Avenue Project lane restrictions in place (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Phase 1 of the Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project will flip sides on Friday, November 6, as Heuer Construction, Inc., has completed full depth patching as part of Phase 1A and prepares to begin full depth patching in Pha...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2020

Leroy Street closed November 4-6 for asphalt overlay

Leroy_Overlay_Detour  (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Leroy Street will be closed from Mulberry Avenue to Amherst Avenue Wednesday through Friday (Nov. 4-6) as part of the asphalt overall street maintenance project. Leroy Street was determined to be a high priority asphalt street i...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases