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Revitalized Corridor 10 Years After Parkersburg, Iowa Tornado

Photo showing a new pocket park in Parkersburg, Iowa along Iowa Highway 57, a main corridor in the city that was rebuilt after an EF-5 tornado devastated the city on May 25, 2008.  Pictured is a brick walkway that winds around a stone circle flanked by black metal benches.

Parkersburg, IA, June 15, 2018 - A new pocket park and prairie plantings revitalize a tornado-ravaged highway corridor in Parkersburg after an EF-5 tornado killed seven, injured more than 71 and destroyed more than one-third of the ciity on May 25, 2008. The park is part of a $3.5 million transportatoin grant to develop a streetscape along Iowa Highway 57 that helped restore the corridor after the tornado. Photo by Barb Sturner/FEMA.

Photo by Barb Sturner - Jun 15, 2018 - Location: Parkersburg , Iowa
Last Updated: July 9, 2018