Press Release: City of Des Moines Public Works
July 1, 2014 

Road Closures 
Birdland Drive from Saylor Road to 6th  Avenue 
Prospect Road from Hickman to Martin Luther King Parkway 
George Flagg from SW 28 th  to Park Avenue 
SW 30th  from George Flagg to Bell Avenue 
Williams Street from Dubuque Avenue to Four Mile Drive 
East Washington Avenue from Williams Street to East 42nd Street  
Four Mile Drive from East 40th Court to East 41st  Court 
East Jefferson Avenue from East 38th
 Street to Four Mile Drive 
Mattern Avenue from East 38th  Court to East 39th  Court 
East 39th Street from Mattern Avenue to 300’ north 
East 37th  Street from Easton Boulevard to Arthur Avenue 
 
Trail Closures 
Neal Smith Trail – Euclid Avenue to Saylor Road is closed 
Trestle to Trestle Trail west of Euclid Avenue bridge is closed 
Principal River Walk – Principal Park to Center Street 
Walnut Creek Trail – Center Street to Ashworth Pool 
Des Moines River Trail – SE 6th to Hartford Avenue 
Bill Riley Trail 
 
Advisory 
 

Motorist are advised that barricades are placed for their protection. Once barricaded, roadways remain closed until 
water is off the road, flood damage is assessed, repairs are made, and the streets are cleaned. 
 
For more information, the public may contact the Public Work’s 24-hour Call Center at 283-4950.