Located in northeast Iowa. Established in 1873 

Viaduct is OPEN 10/18/21

****The Viaduct is now open for travel. 


Thank you!




Monday - October 18, 2021


The Viaduct will be closed for seal coating. (Weather permitting.)


On West Charles (west of Viaduct) to 13th Ave. SW.


From 9:00 am until done. Thank you for your patience.


Public Works Department

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

Contact Us

 (319) 283-5440
 (319) 283-4032
 20 2nd Ave. S.W.