• Dolly Butz
  • Mon March 13 2023
  • Posted Mar 13, 2023

The Sioux City Council will be asked Monday to approve a resolution to amend the city's bike facility study to include a trail on the Gordon Drive Viaduct.

City staff are also recommending a trail connection on Cunningham Drive. The council approved the bike facility study on Aug. 8.

According to city documents, the Iowa DOT wants to see an updated bike/pedestrian plan from the city to determine the appropriate accommodation.

City staff have been working with the Iowa DOT on the planned reconstruction of the Gordon Drive Viaduct. The 3,970-foot-long viaduct, built in 1937 and improved in 1963 and 1966, is deteriorating.

The documents state that city staff prefers the single multi-use trail facility over sidewalks on each side of the viaduct, which is "heavily used by pedestrians and cyclists."






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