Iowa River Trail

Iowa River Trail: Rocky Shore Drive to Clear Creek


The Iowa River Trail was constructed from Rocky Shore Drive to Clear Creek. This project included two prefabricated steel truss bridges over Clear Creek and a 10-foot-wide concrete trail from Rocky Shore Drive to connect to the Iowa River Trail on the north side of Clear Creek.

Update: The trail opened for public use on June 22, 2021. An opening ceremony is planned for a later date.

  1. Timeline
  2. Construction Updates
  3. Cost

Timeline: 

  • Start: Site preparation began in October 2020
  • Estimated completion: A majority of the project, including bridge placement and trail paving, is scheduled for completion by July 1, 2021
  • Trail opening: The trail opened for public use in late June 2021.

Section of Iowa River Trail

May 14, 2021

Smoothing poured cement

April 14, 2021

April 14 2019

April 6, 2021

Iowa River Trail construction April 6, 2021

March 3, 2021

Bridge construction in progress

Installation Feb. 3, 2021

Bridge installation

Jan. 15, 2021

Jan 15 2021

Jan. 14, 2021

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Jan. 11, 2021

North abutment, Jan. 2021

At Clear Creek & Iowa River, Dec. 2020

Trail construction, Dec. 18, 2020

Pile driving, north abutment, Dec. 2020

North abutment pile driving, Dec. 18, 2020

Retaining wall & bridge abutment, Nov. 2020

Retaining wall and bridge abutment work, Nov. 2020