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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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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