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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