RI County lists roads closed by flooding


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Originally Posted Online: April 19, 2013, 11:04 am
Last Updated: April 19, 2013, 5:34 pm
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Sandbags have been provided to road commissioners in South Moline, Coal Valley and Hampton Townships and public works superintendents in Coal Valley and Hampton. Residents who need sandbags are urged to contact those officials.

As of 10 a.m. Friday, Rock Island County officials have listed the following road closings:

Andalusia - 2nd Avenue and 2nd Avenue W. are closed; 1st Street at Kelly's Landing/Andalusia harbor

Barstow - Much of the area is closed

Big Island - Water is up to the 2400-block of 27th Street W

Carbon Cliff – North 1st Avenue is closed at the railroad tracks and from 12th to State streets

East Moline - 13th Street closed from 3rd to 5th avenues; River Road off Coaltown Road is closed;

Hillsdale - 66th Street North and 320th Street North are closed

Moline - North and South Shore Drives are closed; River Drive from 23rd to 55th street is closed; water is over the road in the 400 block of 43rd Avenue in the Fruitland Addition;





















 



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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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