LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Rock Island road closure, 24th St. between 5th to 9th Ave.


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Posted Online: Sept. 27, 2012, 10:56 am
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Press release submitted by city of Rock Island

Starting Tuesday, October 2, 2012, asphalt overlay work will be conducted along 24th Street between 5th to 9th Avenues.

Two sections of 24th Street will be closed to thru traffic between 5th to 7th Avenues and 7th to 9th Avenues. The 24th Street traffic for these two sections will be detoured around the work. Traffic will be maintained for eastbound and westbound traffic on 5th Avenue, 7th Avenue, and 9th Avenue.

The anticipated date of completion and resumption of normal traffic is Friday, October 5th.

Please follow all posted construction signs for detour directions when needed, and watch for trucks entering and leaving the construction zones.

The City of Rock Island is sorry for any inconvenience due to this road work and appreciates the patience and consideration of the traveling public.






















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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