Making room for improvements

ISC walkway demolition

Demolition of some deteriorating elevated walkways is under way this week as part of a master plan to redesign the Iowa State Center courtyard area. The final version of the plan was presented to the public and key stakeholders last fall. Demoilition, repairs, handrail replacements on the remaining walkways and updated lighting are part of the $2.55 million project. Improvements to the parking and green space areas also are planned. Pedestrians should be prepared for temporary detours and minor inconveniences in the area during the project. Photo by Bob Elbert.