River Drive update


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Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 3:43 pm
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Press release submitted by city of Davenport


Davenport Public Works posted the following notice to the City website. www.cityofdavenportiowa.com

River Drive Resurfacing Project - Iowa Street to East Corporate Limits

Tuesday, December 4 - East River Drive from Mound Street to the east city limits is now completed and open to four lanes of traffic.

River Drive from Mound Street to Oneida Avenue remains open to one lane in each direction until all the utility blockouts and striping are completed in the newly resurfaced lanes.

On Monday, December 3, 2012, Bridge Avenue was closed at River Drive for water main and storm sewer work. This work is expected to be completed by December 22nd.


















 




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