R.I. street repairs, 25th Avenue between 27 - 30th Street


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Posted Online: April 18, 2013, 2:54 pm
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Press release submitted by city of Rock Island



One Lane Road Conditions, 25th Avenue between 27th Street and 30th Street

On Monday, April 22, 2013, 25th Avenue will be restricted to one lane of traffic between 27th
Street and 30th Street for sanitary sewer repair work. Normal traffic will resume after affected
pavement can be replaced.
Please follow construction signs for directions and any detours. Motorists should watch for
trucks entering and leaving the construction zone.
The City of Rock Island is sorry for any inconvenience due to this repair work and appreciates
the patience and consideration of the traveling public.

















 




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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