Located in northeast Iowa. Established in 1873 

Segment 1 Trail Improvements Project

A public hearing will be held by the City Council on the proposed contract documents (plans, specifications and form of contract) and estimated cost for the improvement at its meeting at 6:00 P.M. on April 13, 2020 at City Hall, Oelwein, Iowa.

The project will consist of construction of PCC surfaced recreational trails at two locations within the City of Oelwein.  Project will be bid as two divisions, with two contracts awarded.  Division 1 is an approximate 450' trail just east of the aquatic center.  Division 2 is an approximate 1-mile trail along 6th Street NW starting near 3rd Avenue NW, Great Western Avenue, through undeveloped property, and ending at the 3rd Avenue NW and West Charles Street intersection.  Work includes grading, culvert placement, crushed stone base, PCC surfacing, and surface restoration.

The City Council will meet at a meeting in said Council Chambers at 6:00 P.M. on April 13, 2020 to consider the plans and specifications, estimate of cost and proposed form of contract and to act upon the bid proposals and to consider entering into a contract for said improvements.

Any persons interested may appear at such meeting of the City Council for the purpose of making objections to the plans, specifications or contract or the cost of making the improvements.

For more information please see the Notice to Bidders.

History of Oelwein

The town of Oelwein was laid out in a corn field purchased from G.A. Oelwein on the coming of the Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Minnesota Railroad (later called the Rock Island) in 1872. Some years later... Read More

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