Davenport road update


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Posted Online: Dec. 11, 2012, 3:07 pm
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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.



















 



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  Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.




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