Altoona News

Homecoming Parade Route 9/23/21Sep 16, 2021

Adventureland Dr. and 10th Ave. NW WorkSep 13, 2021

Beginning Monday September 13th, crews will begin grinding asphalt on the two lane section of Adventureland Drive around 10th Ave NW, followed by an overlay on Tuesday and possibly into […]

NE Liftstation Trail Closed TemporarilySep 9, 2021

Trail Construction Update: Please note, the trail by the NE Liftstation will closed starting Thursday, September 9th at noon for approximately one week. This is for the sanitary sewer extension […]

New Job Openings – Utilities Operator IAug 31, 2021

The City of Altoona is now accepting applications for a Utilities Operator I. Click HERE for details and to apply.

Altoona Life – Fall 2021 Issue – City NewsletterAug 23, 2021

Altoona Life – Fall 2021 Issue “According to a recent survey conducted by the University of Illinois, the hobby of gardening grew as a whole by 42% in 2020 with […]

Water Tower Lighting ScheduleAug 16, 2021

The City of Altoona has colored lights on the west water tower on Adventureland Dr. near Bass Pro Shop and the new Outlets of Des Moines. The lights can be […]

34th Ave. SW ClosureAug 6, 2021

Beginning Monday, August 9th, 34th Ave. SW will be closed from 8th St. SW to just south of the Aldi and north Walmart entrance driveways. The full closure is anticipated […]

City Hall and Police Station Open House + Ribbon Cutting HighlightsJul 23, 2021

City Hall + Police Station Open House + Ribbon Cutting Highlights We had a wonderful time touring the new City Hall and the Altoona Police Department, having refreshments and our […]

8th St. SW Paving on Monday, July 12 and Tuesday, July 13.Jul 9, 2021

Weather permitting, on both July 12 and July 13, the reconstructed lanes of 8th Street SW will be paved.  During paving operations, travel lanes through the construction corridor will be […]

8th Street SW Reconstruction – Phase I UpdateJun 11, 2021

The 8th Street SW Reconstruction – Phase 1 project is currently in the second year of a two-year construction project. The current work consists of replacing storm sewer and reconstructing […]