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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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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 Public Library logo
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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Pools closed in 2020 graphic
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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Party in the Park logo
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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Elm and 13th St Railroad Overpass/Bridges
Elm and 13th St Railroad Overpass/Bridges
04/25/2020
Elm St and 13th St railroad bridges/overpasses...
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Limited access to City Hall, Police Department and Public Works graphic
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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Budget graphic
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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Good Neighbor Project logo
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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Rockingham Rd Resurfacing
Rockingham Rd Resurfacing
11/22/2019
Rockingham Rd to Re-open Sat Nov 23rd...
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City to host CDBG workshop
11/21/2019
Dec. 5 event is mandatory for grant applicants
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Thanksgiving cornucopia
City observes Thanksgiving
11/18/2019
Most City facilities closed Nov. 28-29; solid waste will be one day late
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Eastern Ave Resurfacing
Eastern Ave Resurfacing
11/15/2019
Eastern Ave reduced to one lane alternating lane of travel on Tue Nov 19...
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2019 Flood Response
2019 Flood Response
11/13/2019
The Flood Plan has been deactivated.
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Firefighters Nathan King, Ben Andersen and Jordan Miller stand with Chief Mike Carlsten, Assistant Chief Robb Macdougall and District Chief Brian Mohr after being sworn in
DFD swears in 3 firefighters
11/09/2019
Firefighters Nathan King, Ben Andersen and Jordan Miller bring diverse backgrounds to fire service
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Updates to City's Flood Plan
Updates to City's Flood Plan
11/06/2019
Work on the City's flood plan and recovery continues as city staff puts the...
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Davenport North High School U.S. Marine Corps Junior ROTC marches in the 2019 Halloween parade
Congrats Halloween parade winners
11/04/2019
Cub Scout Pack 667 leads list with the Mayor's Trophy; awards to be handed out at Nov. 13 City Council meeting
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Height Exhibits for Elmore Corners
11/02/2019
Exhibits show building heights at 55, 80 and 120 feet
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Field of U.S. flags
City observes Veterans Day
10/31/2019
City offices are closed; solid waste, recycling will be picked up one day late; veterans can ride free on CitiBus
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Pumpkins
New Halloween parade route released
10/23/2019
The revised route is shorter with no turns
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Skybridge lit in purple at night
City Council will consider refreshed brand
10/16/2019
Decades-old logo and brand needs an updated feel
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Adler Theatre marquee and blade sign
Adler marquee wins award
10/11/2019
Installed in 2018, it was recognized recently by Sign of the Times magazine
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Controlled Burns Fall 2019
Controlled Burns Fall 2019
10/10/2019
Controlled burns are a tool used to control the spread of invasive and noxious...
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Grant Application Submitted for Elm St Bridge
Grant Application Submitted for Elm St Bridge
10/10/2019
The City Council approved a grant application to the Iowa Clean Air Attainment Program...
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Jersey Ridge Rd Joint Replacement
Jersey Ridge Rd Joint Replacement
10/10/2019
Jersey Ridge Rd will be reduced to one lane in each direction between 41st and 46th St...
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Davenport Fire Department shoulder patch
DFD, Bettendorf Fire start aid agreement
10/08/2019
Eastern Davenport, west Bettendorf will get aid from each city in case of a structure fire under aid agreement
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Provide Input on Quad City Area Long Range Transportation Plan
Provide Input on Quad City Area Long Range Transportation Plan
09/27/2019
Prosperous, innovative, and connected metropolitan areas start with a plan...
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Fairmount St Reconstruction
Fairmount St Reconstruction
09/27/2019
Beg Wed Oct 2nd, Fairmount St will be closed between Lombard and W Central Park...
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Winter is Just Around the Corner
Winter is Just Around the Corner
09/13/2019
Are you Prepared?
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Veterans Memorial Parkway DOT Required Inspection
Veterans Memorial Parkway DOT Required Inspection
09/04/2019
Follow signed detour or avoid Veterans Memorial Parkway and Jersey Ridge Rds on...
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2019 CDBG open house graphic
Provide CDBG input at open house
08/26/2019
City expects about $1 million that can be used in a number of areas so is seeking recommendations
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Labor Day graphic with hard hat, arm with hammer
City observes Labor Day
08/23/2019
Most offices are closed; garbage, recycling, bulky waste and yard waste pickup will be one day late all week
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Lincoln Ave Street Reconstruction Begins Aug 5th
Lincoln Ave Street Reconstruction Begins Aug 5th
08/01/2019
Beg Mon Aug 5th, Lincoln Ave will be closed between W Locust and W Central Park...
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Main St Landing Phase I Update
Main St Landing Phase I Update
08/01/2019
Work on Phase 1 of the Main St Landing project is progressing… slowly.
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Quad-City Times Bix 7 runners
Bix 7, Street Fest bring street closures
07/24/2019
Several downtown streets and bus routes will be affected at various times for weekend events
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Dillion Fountain surrounded by flood waters in spring, 2019
State seeking flood impact info
07/19/2019
Survey addresses housing impacts and unmet needs faced by residents due to flooding
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City Council receives flood report
07/16/2019
City requested report following flood protection breach; recommendations being implemented
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Riverfront concert update graphic
Concerts return to bandshell July 14
07/08/2019
As the water recedes, Riverfront concert series picks up with a celebration with Red, White and Boom!
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Stormwater BMP 50/50 Cost Share Program
Stormwater BMP 50/50 Cost Share Program
07/07/2019
The City has a new 50/50 Cost Share Program to help reduce water pollution and reduce flooding...
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Sump Pump and Downspout Discharges
Sump Pump and Downspout Discharges
07/05/2019
Directing discharges to a neighbor’s house or yard can cause tension between...
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Dillon Fountain in flood, at 21.08 feet
Flood task force meets
07/05/2019
Watch video of Mayor Klipsch's opening comments and the 22-member panel's first meeting
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Closures on River Dr for Work on Skybridge
Closures on River Dr for Work on Skybridge
07/05/2019
Beginning Mon Jul 8th, westbound River Dr will be detoured at Brady St for...
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Red White and Boom Event Details
Red White and Boom Event Details
07/02/2019
Wondering where to watch the fireworks?
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City Hall cornerstone
City offices observe Independence Day
06/28/2019
Committee of the Whole meeting moved up; solid waste collection pushed back
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Flood Cleanup Volunteers Needed
Flood Cleanup Volunteers Needed
06/26/2019
Need assistance with flood cleanup or want to volunteer?
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Party in the Park logo
Party at VanBuren Park
06/26/2019
Join your friends and neighbors for music, food and fun Thursday at VanBuren Park
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Quad-City Chamber of Commerce logo
Chamber announces funds for flooded businesses
06/24/2019
Nearly $400,000 raised to assist businesses affected by Mississippi River flooding
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W 46th St Closed Between Fillmore and Marquette
W 46th St Closed Between Fillmore and Marquette
06/22/2019
Beginning the week of June 24th...
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City hall cornerstone
Comment period open for AI plan
06/19/2019
Comments can be made on fair housing study of analysis of impediments until June 28; read the draft online
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At Risk Property Owners Encouraged to Seek Flood Insurance
At Risk Property Owners Encouraged to Seek Flood Insurance
06/12/2019
The Iowa Department of Homeland Security and FEMA have issued a statement...
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Cafeteria desks
Summer meal sites to open
06/11/2019
Breakfast and lunch sites for young people open at several locations around the city sponsored by Davenport Schools, USDA, U.S. Dept. of Ed.
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Music on the River - Postponed
Music on the River Postponed
06/07/2019
Music on the River - Postponed
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IowaAmerican Water Installing New Water Main E Locust/Kimberly Area
IowaAmerican Water Installing New Water Main E Locust/Kimberly Area
06/07/2019
Weather pending, IowaAmerican Water Company will begin a new water main...
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Lane Reductions on Brady St between 35th and 46th Streets
Lane Reductions on Brady St between 35th and 46th Streets
06/07/2019
Full depth patching between June 10th and June 14th...
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MidAmerican Energy is Making Upgrades to the Gas Distribution System
MidAmerican Energy is Making Upgrades to the Gas Distribution System
06/05/2019
Residents might notice equipment cabinets and solar panels, similar to...
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E 39th St Resurfacing Project to Begin
E 39th St Resurfacing Project to Begin
05/30/2019
A rolling closure of E 39th St along the project extents is scheduled for Fri May 31st...
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Double row of HESCO barriers during the 2019 flood by Ormipix Media
Open letter about flooding, HESCOs
05/29/2019
City Administrator Corri Spiegel addresses misinformation and intention to review flood plan
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Heritage High Rise
City opens public housing applications
05/28/2019
Office of Assisted Housing looking for applicants for 2- or 3-bedroom units during June application period
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LeClaire Park bandshell under a blue sky
Summer concert series announced
05/24/2019
Find plenty of summer family fun in LeClaire Park with the Music on the River series
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Field of American flags
Memorial Day office closures
05/22/2019
Most recreational facilities will be open; solid waste, yard waste and recycling will be a day late
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City Hall cornerstone
Flood extends assessment protest
05/15/2019
Federal disaster declaration extends Board of Review session and protest filing to can file to June 5
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Work on Marquette Bridge
Work on Marquette Bridge
05/12/2019
Starting Tue, May 14th, Marquette St will be reduced to one lane in each direction...
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Paving Repairs on Elmore Ave to Begin Mon May 13th
Paving Repairs on Elmore Ave to Begin Mon May 13th
05/11/2019
There will be travel restrictions on Elmore Ave between E 39th St and Dexter Ct beg...
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Newly sworn in firefighters with Chief Mike Carlsten, Assistant Chief Robb Macdougall and Fire Marshal Jim Morris
DFD swears in four
05/08/2019
New firefighters sworn in at City Council meeting
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2019 flood nearly covers Levee Inn
Flood recovery resources
05/07/2019
Documents provided at flood recovery meetings posted here with links to Scott County resources
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Sanitary sewer overflow conditions in areas nearest the riverfront as a result of high river levels...l and surcharged sewer lines.
Sanitary Sewer Overflow Reported
04/30/2019
Sanitary Sewer Overflow Reported
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Traffic cones
Central Park lane closure to last to May
04/25/2019
Central Park will be closed between Brady and Harrison beg Mon Apr 29th...
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Canadian Pacific Rail Raising Riverfront Tracks
Canadian Pacific Rail Raising Riverfront Tracks
04/25/2019
The intention of raising the tracks is to allow rail operations to continue up to 21 FT during flooding...
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