Heads up to anyone traveling to and/or from Rock Island, the Rock Island gate at the Arsenal will be closed  through May 14 for DPW projects. Officials reported that the bridge will be getting a new paint job and Beck Avenue is getting repaved. Don't worry though, the Davenport bridge will remain open so you will still have the means to get where you need to go!



The Rock Island Arsenal Facebook page provides more details stating,

The Davenport Gate is open to support inbound and outbound traffic to and from Davenport and Rock Island. Left and right turns are allowed for traffic exiting the Arsenal during normal operation. All exiting vehicles are required to turn left toward Rock Island when the Government Bridge is closed due to barge traffic.

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Officials also provided reassurance that there will be detour signs to outline the new route drivers will need to take temporarily.

Detour signs on Beck Avenue and Fort Armstrong Avenue will alert drivers approaching the Rock Island Gate to use the Davenport Gate. Drivers crossing from Rock Island or Davenport may have longer wait times. "Arsenal Traffic Only" signs are placed at the Rock Island Viaduct and Government Bridge.


Rock Island Gate is closed , in support of DPW projects to paint the...

Posted by Rock Island Arsenal on Monday, May 10, 2021

Road work season is in full swing, so get ready for delays, closures, and detours. As always stay safe out there Quad Cities!

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If you are from the Quad Cities, there are certain things you do and say that folks from outside the area might not understand. Weather you’ve lived here your entire life, or just a couple years, it’s time to put your QC to the test to find out if you are “QC AF”.
Below are 25 questions to test your knowledge and life experience of the Quad Cities. Keep track and see where you rank. Then share it, if you aren’t ashamed, to show how QC you are.

25-20 points – You are QC AF!
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15-10 points – Average. You put the “C” in the QC.
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