Crews close part of River Drive for flood protection

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Detour (WQAD photo)

Part of River Drive in Davenport will be closed Thursday after morning rush hour.

The City of Davenport will continue implementing flood protection on Thursday, April 18, closing River Drive from Brady Street to Third Street.

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Beginning at 9 a.m. crews will begin building a temporary flood barrier along River Drive. After rush hour crews will implement a detour directing traffic away from River Drive.

The detour route is as follows:

Westbound– On River Drive continue to 4th Street, routes west on 4th Street to Harrison Street, then south on Harrison Street and back to River Drive west.

Westbound Trucks– On River Drive trucks will continue onto 4th Street, travel west on 4th Street to Iowa Street, route north on Iowa Street to 5th Street, travel west on 5th Street to Western Ave., then go south on Western Ave. and back to River Drive.

Eastbound– River Drive continues onto Brady Street, traffic goes north on Brady Street to 3rd Street, then routes east on 3rd Street back to River Drive east.

Businesses along River Drive will still be accessible.

If you have questions you can call the Davenport Public Works Center at 326-7923.

River Drive Detour