Davenport announces street and lane closures

Posted Online: Nov. 28, 2012, 3:57 pm
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Press release submitted byPatrick Driscoll, city of Davenport

Starting today, November 28, 2012, westbound E. 29th Street near Bridge Avenue has been closed for repairs to a water service. Motorists are asked to yield to oncoming traffic until the end of the week when repairs are expected to be completed.

Also beginning today, W. 8th Street between Marquette and Taylor will be closed for sewer and water repairs. The street should reopen by the end of the week as well.

Starting this Friday, November 30th, the Sewers Division will be closing the 3600 block of Keota Avenue between S. Fairmount Street and S. Nevada Avenue for sewer repairs until further notice.


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