RI County lists roads closed by flooding


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Originally Posted Online: April 19, 2013, 11:04 am
Last Updated: April 19, 2013, 5:34 pm
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Sandbags have been provided to road commissioners in South Moline, Coal Valley and Hampton Townships and public works superintendents in Coal Valley and Hampton. Residents who need sandbags are urged to contact those officials.

As of 10 a.m. Friday, Rock Island County officials have listed the following road closings:

Andalusia - 2nd Avenue and 2nd Avenue W. are closed; 1st Street at Kelly's Landing/Andalusia harbor

Barstow - Much of the area is closed

Big Island - Water is up to the 2400-block of 27th Street W

Carbon Cliff – North 1st Avenue is closed at the railroad tracks and from 12th to State streets

East Moline - 13th Street closed from 3rd to 5th avenues; River Road off Coaltown Road is closed;

Hillsdale - 66th Street North and 320th Street North are closed

Moline - North and South Shore Drives are closed; River Drive from 23rd to 55th street is closed; water is over the road in the 400 block of 43rd Avenue in the Fruitland Addition;





















 



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