Back-in Angled Parking is Being Demonstrated in Muscatine – Here’s Your Guide!

City of Muscatine

Here’s your guide to back-in angled parking that is now in Muscatine! Linn Street, between Mississippi Drive and Alley #1, was recently striped and prepared to accommodate back-in angled parking. This is a demonstration project in order to allow community members to experience back-in angled parking.

Linn Street Back-in Parking

Back-in angled parking is being considered for incorporation into the design for the Mississippi Drive Corridor Project because it will increase safety and allow for a greater number of on-street parking spaces to be added to Mississippi Drive. This type of parking is also safer and more convenient for loading and unloading vehicles, especially when children are present.  Additionally, it allows you to see better as you are pulling out of the stall. At the 2nd Mississippi Drive Corridor Project public meeting, 67% of attendees voted that they were open to this concept.

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Because it is a new concept to Muscatine, a demonstration of back-in…

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RAGBRAI 2016 Photos – Made in Muscatine

Thanks to RAGBRAI and to each and every volunteer that helped to make RAGBRAI’s visit to Muscatine such huge success!

City of Muscatine

Having RAGBRAI end in Muscatine this year was absolutely incredible! We’re so proud of every rider for their tremendous achievement and we were honored to be a part of your moment of triumph! Also, our sincere thanks to RAGBRAI Muscatine for all the hard work volunteers did to make this possible! Click the photos below […]

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What Happens When the Mississippi Floods in Muscatine?

City of Muscatine

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Muscatine has seen its fair share of floods over the years. Because our city is nestled along the banks of the Mississippi River, we are bound to see occasional high water. Many of you may remember the record floods of 1993 and 2008. Floods like those don’t happen often, but when they do, we must have a plan in place to keep our community safe and secure.

At this point in the summer, we are getting toward the end of the normal flood season for the Mississippi, but we still wanted to give you a brief overview of how the City responds to floods. The City of Muscatine has an efficient plan in place to monitor river levels and then respond at the necessary flood stages.

The following departments are directly involved in flood control: Public Works – Engineering and Street Maintenance Divisions, Water Pollution Control Plant and Sewer Maintenance Division, Parks and…

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