All metered City of Ames parking will be free from Monday, June 25 through Sunday, July 1, as parking staff use the week to update Downtown and Campustown parking meters.
06/22/2018 5:00 PM
Sewer and pavement improvements will begin Thursday, June 21, weather permitting, on Carr Drive, Crestwood Circle, East 16th Street between Maxwell Avenue and Linden Drive, and Linden Drive.
06/19/2018 6:00 PM
Thirteenth Street, from the railroad tracks to Curtiss Avenue will close on Monday, June 25, for utility, sidewalk, and pavement improvements. The City has contracted with Con-Struct, Inc. to complete the project in two phases.
06/19/2018 4:00 PM
Ames Electric Services has installed two electric vehicle charging stations in the Downtown area. One is located along East Carroll Avenue by Bandshell Park and the other is located in Lot M on the west side of City Hall, 515 Clark Ave.
06/18/2018 10:30 AM
Mosquito fogging in City parks will begin Monday, June 11, and continue until the end of September or when mosquito population thresholds are no longer exceeded.
06/07/2018 9:30 AM
The Healthy Life Center Capital Campaign announced today the Healthy Life Center is the recipient of a $3-million donation from the Richard and Mary Fitch family.
05/24/2018 11:00 AM
Street improvement work on Dawes Drive, from Top-O-Hollow Road to Calhoun Park, will begin on Monday, May 21.
05/18/2018 4:30 PM
Utility and pavement improvements will begin Tuesday, May 22, on Meadowlane Avenue between Carr Drive and East 20th Street.
05/18/2018 4:30 PM
Updates to the Ames transit system, CyRide, will begin on Saturday, May 5, and will include lower fares and modifications to routes. CyRide 2.0 returns fares to 2011 rates, and adjusts four current bus routes. Additionally, a new zone service called the “EASE” is being added.
04/27/2018 12:30 PM
The outside westbound lane of Lincoln Way, between the driveways of Papa Murphy’s and Burger King, will close on Monday, April 30, as crews continue work on Sherman Avenue.
04/27/2018 10:30 AM