Weather delays Moline's 5th Avenue project


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Originally Posted Online: April 15, 2013, 6:29 pm
Last Updated: April 15, 2013, 9:42 pm
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By Dawn Neuses, dneuses@qconline.com

Reconstruction of Moline's 5th Avenue between 11th and 14th streets, is delayed for at least a week.

According to a city news release, the weather forecast has pushed back Valley Construction's start of the project to sometime between April 22 and May 6.

A new water main, sanitary sewer and pavement will be installed in the four-block stretch. Landscaping and sidewalk improvements also will be completed.

The $1.4 million project is the last phase of a three-phase reconstruction of 5th Avenue.

The project is being completed one block at a time, starting between 11th and 12th streets and including the intersection at 12th Street and 5th Avenue.






















 



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  Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
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