Rock Island road closure on 42nd Street West


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Posted Online: Oct. 30, 2013, 10:31 am
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Press release submitted by city of Rock Island


Road Closure – 42nd Street West, South of 81st Avenue West Intersection

Beginning on Thursday, October 31, 2013, 42nd Street West, south of the 81st Avenue West intersection, will be closed to traffic for the installation of underground utilities. The closure will begin at 8 a.m. and normal traffic will resume after work is completed.
The roadway is anticipated to be re-opened to traffic by Monday, November 11. 42nd Street West traffic will be detoured along the Rock Island Parkway and 85th Avenue West. Please follow all posted construction signs for detour directions and watch for trucks entering and leaving the construction zone.
The City of Rock Island is sorry for any inconvenience due to this construction and appreciates the patience and consideration of the traveling public.

















 



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