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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