The University of Iowa

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Floyd River Trail Improvements

Engineering students designed a new trail layout for the Floyd River Trail that allowed for safer trail access and provided more recreational space for the residents of Sioux City and the surrounding area. In 2009, re-routing of Union Pacific train...

Floyd River Drainage Mitigation

Engineering students developed design solutions to mitigate the threat of pooling behind the Floyd River levee and reduce flood insurance rates for the Leeds neighborhood in Sioux City, IA. These designs included recommendations for detention basins...

North East Corridor Project

Students analyzed a land use plan against development in the northeast section of the city, and, where appropriate, enhanced the concepts contained in the plan. The City of Muscatine has, in the past, encouraged commercial development in the...

Welcome Center

As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the students had the opportunity to complete a site design for the Center Complex and the structural design of the Welcome Center for the city of...

Muscatine Regional Water Detention Plan

As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the students completed a regional hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of the watershed north of the City of Muscatine. Mad Creek traverses the...
Trail Head Sign

Recreational Trail System

To address the lack of trails and poor connectivity in Muscatine, IA, students in the School of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Iowa prepared a connectivity study, which included recommendations on trail improvements and expansions...
wellness park rendering

Washington Iowa Wellness Park

As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the students had the opportunity to complete the engineering plans for locating and constructing ball fields, new trails, parking facilities, and...

South Airport Site Development Improvements

Engineering students created a Master Redevelopment Plan that presented findings on the condition of Iowa City's airport facilities and made recommendations on how to most efficiently develop the farmland around the decommissioned southern runway to...