Originally Posted Online: July 05, 2013, 5:36 pm
Last Updated: July 05, 2013, 5:37 pm

Moline re-opens River Drive

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City of Moline Parks Department employees Derek Rotz of Moline, left and Joe Zahn of Moline rake up debris from recent flooding from the Mississippi River along Moline's Ben Butterworth Parkway on Friday afternoon July 5, 2013.

Moline officials announced Friday that River Drive has been re-opened as the Mississippi River flood waters recede.

Since June 27, River Drive had beenclosed from 23rd Street to 55th Street in Moline. City crews are now cleaning andremoving debris from River Drive and the Ben Butterworth Parkway.