Roads closed for Moline 150


Beginning Aug. 24, River Drive in Moline will be closed between 12th and 15th streets for the set-up of the Moline 150th Sesquicentennial Celebration festival grounds.

The city announced that the road will remain closed between those two streets until Sunday, Aug. 28.

Road closure signs are installed at 55th Street Rock Island/1st Street Moline as well as in Moline at 6th Street and River Drive, 17th Street and River Drive and 19th Street and River Drive.

Moline Public Works asks motorists traveling westbound on River Drive to go left on 15th Street to 4th Avenue and continue on it until turning right on 12th Street to River Drive, where they can resume going west. 

Motorists heading eastbound on River Drive should take 12th Street to 6th Avenue and then rejoin River Drive at 15th Street. 

The Moline 150th Sesquicentennial Celebration Festival kicks off at 4 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25. Details on events, bands and downtown merchant specials can be found at

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