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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  Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.

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