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What to know - January 6 Council Cycle
What to know - January 6 Council Cycle
01/04/2021
What to know - January 6 Council Cycle
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Riverfront Railroad Track Restoration
Riverfront Railroad Track Restoration
12/18/2020
Riverfront Rail Crossing Restoration will continue through the fall.
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W 13th St Reconstruction
W 13th St Reconstruction
11/20/2020
W 13th down to one westbound lane between Stark and Zenith...
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Davenport Wastewater Treatment Adding UV Disinfection
Davenport Wastewater Treatment Adding UV Disinfection
11/19/2020
Once complete, the facility will return water to the Mississippi River cleaner than...
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Three Things to Know - Nov. 17 Council Cycle
11/17/2020
Front of City of Davenport City Hall
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Main St Sewer Improvements
Main St Sewer Improvements
11/13/2020
Main St is closed between 2nd and 3rd St...
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The City is Seeking Public Input on Flood Study
The City is Seeking Public Input on Flood Study
11/13/2020
As part of the holistic approach being used for the study, public input...
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Mayor Mike Matson, second from left, stands for a photo with Allison Hannah, of the VA to his left, and Karen Abendroth, second from right, and Ashley Velez, of Humility Housing Services, right.
Davenport ends veteran homelessness
11/10/2020
Federal review shows Davenport, Q-C Bi-State region effectively ends veteran homelessness
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City to observe Veterans Day
11/06/2020
All facilities but River's Edge will be closed Nov. 11; solid waste collection one day late starting Wednesday
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CitiBus
CitiBus getting vehicle upgrades
11/06/2020
Improvements are for passenger safety, motoring public
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Chief and Mayor hold a press briefing
DPD gets $700K federal grant
11/05/2020
Grant will address violent crime; fund a crime analysis division to inform crime reduction strategies
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Davenport City Hall
3 things to know
11/03/2020
CitiBus upgrades, improvements to Main Library and a step closer to repair for the Elm Street bridge are items on this City Council cycle
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2020 Veterans Day Parade map
Veterans Day Parade is Nov. 11
11/03/2020
Show your support for our veterans; masks and social distancing are strongly recommended for the parade and ceremony following
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Elm and 13th St Railroad Overpass/Bridges
Elm and 13th St Railroad Overpass/Bridges
11/02/2020
Elm St and 13th St railroad bridges/overpasses...
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Hillandale and Slopertown Roads | Intersection Widening
Hillandale and Slopertown Roads | Intersection Widening
10/23/2020
The intersection of Hillandale and Slopertown Roads is open!
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City of Davenport’s Credit Ratings Reaffirmed by Moody’s and S&P Global
10/23/2020
City’s strong financial management leads to AA and Aa3 ratings ahead of bond issuance
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Mask must be worn in all City facilities.
October 19 City Council Updates
10/20/2020
General Obligation Corporate Bond sale, Blackhawk Creek Stabilization, and the conveyance of the Heritage property are three things to know for this City Council cycle.
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August 10 Derecho Recovery
FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Davenport on Wed Sep 30
10/16/2020
Find resources for August 10 Derecho Recovery
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W 2nd St Sewer Main Replacement Project
W 2nd St Sewer Main Replacement Project
10/14/2020
W 2nd St between Marquette and Fillmore will re-open by the end of the day Fri Oct 16
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Division St Improvements | 5th to 9th Streets
Division St Improvements | 5th to 9th Streets
10/12/2020
Division St to open to two travel lanes on Monday Oct 12
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Controlled burns of prairies to take place
Controlled burn of prairies to take place
10/10/2020
Burning native landscapes helps valuable ecosystems thrive
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THE DAVENPORT DREAM PROJECT MAKES SECOND ROUND AWARDS
10/07/2020
DREAM Project Funds Lead To Investment and Revitalization Of Core Neighborhoods
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 Davenport improves City’s rating with the National Flood Insurance Program
Davenport improves City’s rating with the National Flood Insurance Program
10/06/2020
Davenport commended on actions and leading the community to be more disaster-resistant
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Jersey Farms Neighborhood Park location map
New park, library improvements among 3 to know
09/15/2020
North Davenport to get new park, downtown library will be renovated and RiverCenter to get new roof
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Volunteers on Credit Island move tree debris for pickup by City employees.
Volunteers key to Credit Island
09/14/2020
Volunteers on Credit Island did what they could to clear debris to improve the island's appearance as it continues to recover from the 2019 flood.
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Read the latest City Administrator update
09/14/2020
Public Works rises to the challenge of derecho cleanup; residents praise crews' work
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Provide input on CDBG funds
09/10/2020
Take a survey to let Davenport know how to use more than $1 million in Community Development Block Grant funds
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Jersey Ridge Rd | Water Main and Resurfacing
Jersey Ridge Rd | Water Main and Resurfacing
09/08/2020
Jersey Ridge open between Garfield and George Washington...
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Graphic for Community survey sent to 5,000 random households
Community Survey sent out this week
09/08/2020
Surveys sent to 5,000 randomly selected households asks about rating City services
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Employees of R&R Specialties put down a logo on The River's Edge ice rink
August challenges ice replacement
09/04/2020
The Aug. 10 derecho-caused power outage melted The River's Edge ice sheet but Parks staff overcame summer obstacles to bring it back
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City observes labor day
09/03/2020
Solid waste will be collected one day late all week
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Slopertown Rd Reconstruction
Slopertown Rd Reconstruction
09/02/2020
Slopertown Rd will be closed between Harrison and Division Streets...
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Traffic circle at 6th and Vine streets
Traffic circle among 3 things to know
09/01/2020
Council will also hear about reconstruction of Kaiserslautern Square and a grant to extend trail from Veteran Memorial Parkway to 59th Street
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In the interest of public safety, curfew was coordinated with Rock Island.
Mayor Signs Executive Order Issuing Curfew for Downtown Davenport and Village of East Davenport
08/29/2020
In the interest of public safety, curfew was coordinated with Rock Island.
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Bridge Improvements on Division St at Duck Creek Bridge
Bridge Improvements on Division St at Duck Creek Bridge
08/28/2020
Check out the progress on the Division St Bridge over Duck Creek...
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City to add four Covid relief programs
08/27/2020
Programs will assist small businesses, renters, property owners and homeless
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DFD recognizes life savers
08/27/2020
Two private citizens, 10 police officers recognized for assistance provided in July 3 house fire
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FEMA warns against storm fraud
08/24/2020
Federal officials carry around ID, ask ot
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Bix Beiderbecke-related reel-to-reel recordings that will be digitized
Bix materials to be digitized
08/21/2020
Friends of the Davenport Public Library have received a grant to digitize Bix-related recordings that haven't been heard in years
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City Hall front
3 things to know for 2nd August council cycle
08/18/2020
Trick or Treat, River Drive parking lot and Adler Theatre stage floor or on consideration
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Davenport Police holds a press briefing with U.S. Attorney's Office
Law Enforcement operation results in the arrest of known gang members
08/13/2020
DPD committed to addressing gun violence in the Quad Cities
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W Locust St Resurfacing Begins Mon Jul 13
W Locust St Resurfacing Begins Mon Jul 13
08/12/2020
W Locust will be down to one lane of travel in each direction....
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Welcome to downtown Davenport sign
City's economic diversity recognized
08/07/2020
Davenport's mix of Fortune 500 companies and small businesses highlighted as an economy that should bounce back well from pandemic
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Pine Knoll will be repurposed as apartments for senior citizens
Pine Knoll gets new use
08/06/2020
Iowa Finance Authority approved tax credits to a developer to covert the former Vera French residential facility to senior living apartments
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City Hall cornerstone
Aug. 12 Council cycle: 3 things to know
08/04/2020
Urban Homestead, student resource officers and neighborhood street construction will be voted on at Aug. 12 Council meeting
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DPD questions taco festival
07/30/2020
Event is unconfirmed and has no location at this time
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Iowa Parks and Rec Association's Steve Jordison presents award to Nick Wagner, J.D. Walls, Parks and Rec Director Chad Dyson and Mayor Mike Matson
Local Rotary gets award for Miracle Field
07/27/2020
Local Rotary Clubs worked to raise more than $100,000 for the Miracle Field that opened in 2019
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Davenport City Hall
Mayor Matson discusses inclusive hiring
07/23/2020
Mayor and staff chat about practices; also reminds of the importance of social distancing
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Bix runners on Brady Street
Virtual Bix safety tips
07/23/2020
DPD warns that streets won't be closed; runners should be aware of their surroundings
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Mayor thanks public safety agencies
07/17/2020
Matson shows community appreciation of numerous agencies in search for Breasia Terrell
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City hall front
CitiBus changes on agenda
07/14/2020
Public hearing on transit recommendations are among three things to know about the July 15 Committee of the Whole
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2020 Davenport Census graphic
Meginnis gives Census update
07/13/2020
City continues to reach out as Census enumerators will soon begin knocking on doors
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W 46th St Resurfacing
W 46th St Resurfacing
07/10/2020
W 46th St will be closed between Marquette and just east of Warren St...
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Fire Chief Mike Carlsten addresses City Council ahead of firefighters being sworn in
Four new firefighters sworn
07/09/2020
Firefighters had their training condensed and completed on shift because of COVID-19
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City Administrator's second quarter update
City Administrator's 2nd quarter update released
07/09/2020
Employees get training on recognizes promotions, provides construction update; highlights programs and initiatives
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Safe, stable and welcoming community
Mayor Matson's State of the City address
06/30/2020
Mayor touts Davenport's well-protected community, sustainable infrastructure, fiscal vitality, welcoming neighborhoods, high performing government and vibrant region
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City Hall front
3 things to know: 7/1 Committee of the Whole
06/30/2020
Public hearings on DFD fire training center and Duck Creek bike path resurfacing, and Davenport high schools graduations
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Davenport's Star Spangled Extravaganza logo for July 3 fireworks postponed
Star Spangled Extravaganza Postponed
06/29/2020
City Council responded to community for Independence Day fireworks but due to public safety concerns is postponed
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Figge Art Museum
Davenport ranked among best American cities
06/23/2020
Report places city 29th of 100; noting prosperity and cultural amenities in rankings for cities of 100,000 to 500,000 population
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2020 Flood Response
2020 Flood Response
06/11/2020
Mississippi River hovering 13 FT for the next week or more...
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E 46th St Improvements | Brady to Welcome Way
E 46th St Improvements | Brady to Welcome Way
06/09/2020
E 46th St between Brady and Welcome Way is open
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E Kimberly Rd Pavement Repairs
E Kimberly Rd Pavement Repairs
06/02/2020
Beginning Mon Apr 20, E Kimberly Rd will be reduced one lane of travel in each direction...
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Mayor Mike Matson speaks at a press conference about unrest, announcing curfew
Mayor Matson's statement about unrest, curfew starts at 9 p.m.
06/01/2020
"Damage and bodily harm don't promote justice;" curfew starts at 9 p.m.
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Davenport Main library to reopen
05/29/2020
Access is limited, so patrons will be required to utilize services within 15 minutes of entering
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Flags for Memorial day
City closures in observance of memorial day
05/20/2020
Most facilities closed for Memorial Day; garbage, recycling, bulky waste and yard waste will be one day late
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Municipal pools to remain closed
05/18/2020
COVID-19 keeps pools, aquatic centers closed; decision on spraygrounds still to be made
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Better Roads Ahead Davenport
Better Roads Ahead Davenport
05/16/2020
City launches new website and text alerts...
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Summer 2020 Party in the Park Cancelled
05/08/2020
This year's expanded event returns with an eighth date
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W 76th St Pavement Improvements
W 76th St Pavement Improvements
05/01/2020
Traffic will be diverted to the outside lanes of W 76th St...
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Governor extends closures of businesses and public gathering places for Davenport, Scott County
Governor extends closures of businesses and public gathering places for Davenport, Scott County
04/30/2020
Governor extends closures of businesses and public gathering places for Davenport, Scott County
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2019/2020 Snow and Ice Event Response
2019/2020 Snow and Ice Event Response
04/17/2020
Teams will spot treat roads this morning...
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City to limit building access
03/19/2020
Health of employees, community brought about decision to make change
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We Count! Census 2020 logo
Census Committee updates on initiatives
03/18/2020
As Census draws near, committee members talk about initiatives like PSAs, outreach, billboards, door hangers and more
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Mayor Mike Matson, right, and the mayors of Bettendorf, Moline and Rock Island look on at a community COVID-19 update
COVID-19 update, recommendations
03/13/2020
Public health officials hope to slow spread of virus in community and avoid overwhelming local health care resources
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The entrance to Costco on 53rd Street
City leaps forward since last Leap Day
02/28/2020
Retail, dining and industrial projects have added to Davenport's fabric since last Leap Day in 2016
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Commercial DREAM Project logo
City accepting Commercial DREAM applications
02/28/2020
Applications for blighted or with exterior code violations are due by 5 p.m. on April 30
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E 53rd St Reconstruction and Widening Project
E 53rd St Reconstruction and Widening Project
02/26/2020
Council approved the award of a contract to...
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Many Projects are Scheduled for the 2020 Construction Season
Many Projects are Scheduled for the 2020 Construction Season
02/23/2020
$28 M in Street and Sewer Improvements Scheduled for 2020
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Draft drawing of River Heritage Park railroad crossing
Crossing restoration to start this spring
02/07/2020
Work includes raising up bike path between Pershing Avenue and LeClaire Park bandshell
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S Concord Closed Due to River and Ice
S Concord Closed Due to River and Ice
01/28/2020
S Concord has re-opened...
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Keep up with budget process
01/17/2020
Materials will be posted as they are presented to elected officials
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Martin Luther King Jr. graphic
City observes MLK Day
01/15/2020
City offices are closed, but River's Edge will be open and Citibus, solid waste remain on regular schedule
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Davenport Fire Capt. Ron Burchette
DFD's Burchette honored
01/15/2020
Captain is recognized for his haz mat work
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City kicks off Good Neighbor Project
01/15/2020
Program serves as more informal neighborhood watch and promotes engagement
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Crow Creek Spill
Crow Creek Spill
01/08/2020
The Iowa DNR and City staff investigated a red sheen in Crow Creek yesterday...
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Mayor Mike Matson, Chief Paul Sikorski and Major Jeff Bladel stand with five new officers after their swearing in
Five new DPD officers sworn in
01/07/2020
They begin field officer training immediately after graduating from Iowa Law Enforcement Academy last month
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Native Plants and Habitat
Native Plants and Habitat
01/02/2020
Native plants provide valuable habitat for birds. On National Bird Day...
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Officer Epigmenio Canas stands with equipment being sent to Savoonga, Alaska's police department
DPD officer helps Alaska department
01/02/2020
Officer Epigmenio "Peme" Canas raised money to buy equipment for Savoonga Police Department
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Happy New Year 2020
Offices closed for New Years Day
12/27/2019
Most facilities closed; solid waste is a day late Wednesday through Friday
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Volunteer with inflatable snowman promoting Davenport Police Association Toy Drive
Thanks from DPA for toy drive help
12/27/2019
Community provides "tremendous support" to assist Family Resources Inc., and Quad-City children
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Davenport named Best Holiday River Town by River Travel Magazine
Davenport named Best Holiday River Town
12/26/2019
River Travel Magazine notes several holiday events in making pronouncement
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Santa Claus figurine on ice skates
Christmas closures for City
12/19/2019
All offices closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, with solid waste collection pushed back starting Wednesday
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Davenport Mayor Frank Klipsch and mayors from Bettendorf, Riverdale and Panorama Park sign wastewater treatment agreement
Mayors sign wastewater agreement
12/09/2019
Pact between Davenport, Bettendorf, Riverdale and Panorama Park updates need to make improvements to wastewater treatment plant
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Main St Landing Update
Main St Landing Update
12/06/2019
Finish work is scheduled to begin in early spring...
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Mayor Frank Klipsch
Mayor's statement on Shenanigan's
12/04/2019
Ongoing issues with venue draws concern
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Median Removal on River Dr Between Perry and Iowa
Median Removal on River Dr Between Perry and Iowa
11/26/2019
River Dr will be closed to westbound traffic at 4th St for removal of the medians between...
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