Eye-380 is dedicated to both beautifying AND practicing Green Leadership while establishing and maintaining Pollinator Zone Habitats along Interstate 80 through the Cedar Rapids metropolitan area. Eye-380 works in partnership with local governments, community agencies and the Iowa Department of Transportation.
We meet on the first Wednesday, 4 p.m., Trees Forever, 80 W. 8th Ave., Marion.
Interstate 380 runs north and south through Cedar Rapids and adjoining metropolitan areas, and has become our “MAIN STREET”. The thoroughfare is oftentimes the first impression travelers along I-380 have of our home.
Because first impressions are so memorable, Eye 380 works to add beauty and improve the appearance of the Corridor. Eye 380 defines its project area as encompassing the roadway from Tower Terrace Road (north of the Boyson Road exit in Hiawatha) to the Airport exit at Wright Brothers Boulevard. Eye 380 works with the Iowa Department of Transportation and the cities of Cedar Rapids and Hiawatha to develop the sites initially, and then maintains those sites in the future.
Eye 380’s efforts are funded by donations from individuals and corporate entities, as well as through grants from city organizations and the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation.
Continuing support is vital to ensure Eye 380 will be able to maintain, replenish, and enhance each of these projects far into the future.
I-380 Hiawatha at Boyson Road
I-380 at Wilson Avenue
I-380 Kirkwood/Rt. 30 Exit
I-380 32nd Street Exit
Cedar Lake Area
Help us with our beautification projects