Davenport announces lane, road closures starting July 15


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Posted Online: July 14, 2014, 5:06 pm
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Press release submitted by Jennifer Nahra

Starting Tuesday, July 15th, the curb lane of westbound Locust Street between Ripley Street and Brady Street will be closed to traffic. The work is scheduled to be completed and all lanes reopened beginning August 18th.

Starting tomorrow, Tuesday, July 15th, at 8AM; Jersey Ridge Road will be closed between East Street and Middle Road. The closure is required in order for a contractor to perform sanitary lateral repair work. Motorists are advised to follow the signed detour route or use alternate routes until the road is repaired. The road is scheduled to be reopened Friday, July 18th.



















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rev. R.J. Humphrey, once a clergyman in this city, was reported killed in a quarrel in New Orleans.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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