The University of Iowa

Manchester

County 
Delaware

Manchester is an IISC partner for the 2020-21 academic year.

Manchester Projects

2020-2021

Hero Hustle Documentary

Recent Cinema Arts grad Philip Rabalais teamed up with current film student Timmer Penny to create a short film documentary of the Hero Hustle, an annual event that takes place in Manchester Iowa. Enjoy the video below!
Pedestrian Bridge example

Manchester - Maquoketa River Pedestrian Bridge

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created designs for improvements to Manchester's Schram park, including a pedestrian bridge over the Maquoketa River, a parking lot, and a trail...
Shelly Park

Manchester - Shelly Park Redevelopment

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created designs for improvements to Manchester's Shelly Park, a highly used amenity adjacent to the whitewater rafting course on the Maquoketa River...
Tree Inventory

Manchester Digital Tree Inventory

As part of the ICIGO student organization within the Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, students will conduct an on-site tree study and create a GIS-based digital inventory for city-owned trees in Manchester, Iowa.
Roadmap Infographic

Manchester Extraterritorial Zoning Study

College of Law students in the Community Empowerment Law Project assisted the City of Manchester with a study to understand extraterritorial zoning powers, the process of adoption, and recommendations for next steps. Manchester is a growing city,...
Fire Station site

Manchester Fire Station Expansion

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created designs and provided cost estimates for an expansion to the Manchester Fire Department. The Manchester Fire Department recently acquired a lot...
UI Art Building

Manchester Public Art project

MFA students will design and install a public art piece for the Manchester community, driven by a process of public engagement so that the piece reflects the values, stories and/or identity of the community.
Rerouting Alternatives

Manchester Road Closing and Rerouting

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students developed a plan to close a section of road to accommodate local airport clearances, and designed a new section of road to reroute traffic. Manchester...
site visit

Manchester Strategic Growth Plan

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the School of Planning & Public Affairs created a Strategic Growth Plan for the City of Manchester. In recent years, city officials and other local groups in Manchester, Iowa...
Manchester Subdivision concept

Manchester Subdivision Site Plan & Engineering

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created a master plan for development of a 24-acre greenfield site in Manchester, Iowa.. Manchester Enterprises Incorporated (MEI) is a non-profit...
Stormwater mitigation strategies

Manchester Waterway and Dry Run Remediation and Redevelopment

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students designed stormwater infrastructure to minize flooding impacts in Manchester, particularly for structures newly identified as being in the floodplain after...
site visit

Maquoketa River Watershed Management Plan

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the School of Planning & Public Affairs created a watershed management plan for the Maquoketa River Watershed. An effective path toward cleaner water and flood management in...
West Delaware School District logo

West Delaware Community School District Marketing & Branding

Marketing students in the Tippie College of Business Marketing Institute developed a marketing strategy to promote the West Delaware County Community School District and to help stem recent open enrollment out of the district. The West Delaware...

2019-2020

Manchester Site Development and Stormwater Management

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created designs for development of a new residential neighborhood in Manchester, as well as a stormwater management plan for the site. The City of...

Manchester Water Source Protection Engineering & Design

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created design alternatives for water source protection in areas within and surrounding Manchester, Iowa. The City of Manchester has levels of nitrates...