River Drive

Flooding Over ?

Apr 21, 2020
National Weather Service

The Mississippi River continues to fall, and should reach flood stage in the Quad Cities by Thursday. The National Weather Service says Tuesday morning, the river measured seven-tenths of a foot over flood stage.

WVIK News

Taking advantage of some dry weather, crews from the city of Davenport, have finished building a temporary floodwall along River Drive between Pershing and Iowa streets. The Mississippi River is now forecast to crest Friday, at the 17.9 foot level which is 2.9 feet above flood stage.

Partial Detour of River Drive Begins Wednesday

Nov 12, 2019
City of Davenport

A partial detour of River Drive in Davenport goes into effect on Wednesday for the removal of medians. All westbound lanes on River Drive will be closed from Perry to 3rd street, and only one eastbound lane will be open from Perry Street to Iowa Street.

IHMVCU

A year and-a-half after construction began, the I-H Mississippi Valley Credit Union has moved into its new headquarters in Moline. 

Bucktown is Back

Jul 19, 2019
Bucktown Center for the Arts

Another casualty of the flood in downtown Davenport is finally able to welcome customers again. On Wednesday, the Bucktown Center for the Arts on East Second Street re-opened. 

Moline Parks and Recreation Department

Just in time for the long, holiday weekend, the Ben Butterworth Parkway in Moline has re-opened. That's along the city's riverfront and River Drive, from 22nd to 55th Street.

River Drive Has Reopened

Jun 21, 2019
WVIK News / WVIK Quad Cities NPR

There won't be any more "road closed" signs on River Drive for the forseeable future. 

Moline Closes River Drive

Oct 11, 2018

As the Mississippi River continues to rise, the city of Moline has closed River Drive, from 23rd Street to 55th Street. 

WVIK News

For the fourth time this year, the Mississippi River has reached flood stage in the Quad Cities. And it's the second time Davenport has had to close River Drive and put up a temperary floodwall.

River Drive Closure Update

Aug 30, 2018

Driving through downtown Moline will be more difficult for the next few weeks. Beginning on Wednesday, River Drive will be closed in both directions between 23rd Street and 19th Street. Contractors will set girders over River Drive for the new I-74 bridge.

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