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Better Roads Davenport

Change is happening. Bear with us!

Street and sewer improvements can lead to inevitable slowdowns and traffic reroutes. We ask that you keep your eye on the prize: a city with enhanced livability that can support existing business infrastructure as well as attract new companies. It’s a short-term hassle with long-term payoffs.

As always, safety is our number one priority. Staying calm and following construction zone signage will help us achieve that.

As we work to modernize the sewer and street infrastructure to support growth and a vibrant future for our community, remember: there are better roads ahead, Davenport!

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Current Traffic Updates

Find information on current travel restrictions due to street, sewer, utility and other infrastructure improvements at the links below.

This Just In

  • Intersection improvements at Division and Northwest Blvd are complete!
  • Iowa Interstate Railroad will be making track repairs at Central Park and Lincoln 06/14 to 06/18. This will involve several short-term street closures at the tracks. Follow detour or consider an alternate route. 

Neighborhood Streets

  • Reconstruction of Harrison AVE between Northbrook Dr and W 51st St is complete and the road re-opened.

  • Heatherton Dr between Michigan and Fairmount is estimated to re-open by Friday, June 18.

  • Reconstruction of E 38th St between Spring St and Belle Ave is complete and the road re-opened. 

Major Projects

All Other Street Closures & Lane Reductions
Use this link to view a list of all street closures and lane reductions. The list can be sorted, searched, downloaded and printed.

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Sign-up for Alerts and Report a Pothole

Sign-up for Notices

Report a Pothole by:

  • Submitting your request on-line through YourGov or by using the YourGov app (download from Google Play or the App Store), or
  • Calling us at 563.326.7923, 7 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday (except holidays)


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Park Access Impacted by Construction
  • There will be periodic disruptions to travel on the riverfront recreational trail between LeClaire Park and Marquette Landing through the spring of 2021 as work on the 1930's sewer interceptor abandonment project continues. 
  • Access Red Hawk Golf Course using westbound Northwest Blvd. Eastbound Northwest Blvd closed at Pine St through mid-May. Details.  


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BRAD | Better Roads Ahead Davenport

Meet BRAD. He is all about Better Roads Ahead for Davenport, and helping to reduce frustration when building better roads disrupts travel routes.  Find out when BRAD’s work might impact a major road near you by texting BetterRoads to 69310 or using this website, www.betterroadsdavenport.com, for more details and other resources.

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For Contractors

Contractors, or their designee, must submit an application to close a road or reduce travel lanes in the right-of-way at least three business days in advance of the closure unless emergency conditions exist.  Work cannot commence until the application is approved. 

Submit an application at this link.



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GIA | Great Infrastructure Ahead

Meet GIA.  She is all about planning for the future of our community. While BRAD will help keep you informed of current construction, GIA is navigating codes, design and budgets. Look for GIA and Great Infrastructure Ahead announcements as City Council approves budgets and designs for projects coming down the pipe.

Contact

Davenport Public Works
1200 E 46th St, Davenport, IA
Davenport, IA 52807
Phone:
563.326.7923
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