Higher crest forecast for Mississippi River closes River Drive


A new prediction on when the Mississippi River will crest means more road closures in Davenport.

Due to the change in river level, River Drive is now closed between Division Street and Bridge Avenue. 

Westbound River Drive is being detoured north on Bridge Avenue. Eastbound 3rd Street is being detoured north on Iowa Street. 

The National Weather Service expects the river to crest at 18.2 feet on Monday, and then hover around 18 feet.

River levels are expected to stay high through April.

Crews continue to monitor river levels and are prepared to respond, as needed, to changing river levels. 

The City will not issue another flood update until Monday unless significant changes in river level or other travel issues require an additional update.‚Äč

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