Davenport road update


Share
Posted Online: Dec. 11, 2012, 3:07 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Press release submitted by city of Davenport


A contractor working on the new apartment building on Harrison between 14th and 15th Streets hit an abandoned water service. Iowa American Water and Peterson Plumbing are at the scene assessing the situation.

Traffic is likely to be detoured. Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible. We will keep you updated as new information is available.

The following notices were posted to the website on the unscheduled street closure page:

The 2100 block of Mound is closed for a water service repair until Friday, December 14.

The Street Division is completing a full depth patch at 304 Colony Dr. During this time the eastbound lane will be closed and traffic will be directed to alternate in the westbound lane. This should be completed by Thursday the 13th.



















 



Local events heading








  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








(More History)