Quad City flooded rivers have crested


UPDATE: River Dr. in Moline has reopened to traffic.

QUAD CITIES, Ill (KWQC) – Area rivers have crested after some unusual fall flooding. The Wapsipinicon River near DeWitt crested at 13.86 feet and has fallen to 13.17 feet Mon., Oct. 3, 2016. Flood stage is 11 feet. Old Highway 61 and several other secondary roads in Scott County are still closed because of water on the roadway.

The roads that remain closed include:

Buena Vista Road: From 70th Avenue to the Wapsipinicon River

82nd Avenue: From 288th Street to Buena Vista Road

288th Street: From 82nd Avenue to River Camp Road

River Camp Road: From 288th Street to Y52

144th Avenue and 145th Avenue: North of 305th Street

Y68 (Scott Park Road): North of 305th Street

The Mississippi River has crested, too. In Rock Island, the river crested Sunday at 16.59 feet. It’s also starting to fall. River Dr. in Moline was closed between 23rd St. and 55th St., but has now reopened.

In Davenport, the following roads remained closed:

  • S Concord is closed from River Dr to Utah.
  • Gaines St is closed at the railroad tracks south of River Dr.
  • Most of Beiderbecke is closed.
  • Credit Island Park and the bike bridge between Credit Island and S Concord are closed.
  • The boat dock at Marquette has been removed and will be returned once river levels return to more normal levels.
  • The riverfront bike path between Credit Island and LeClaire Park is closed.

In Burlington, the Mississippi River crested just after midnight Monday at 28.93 feet. Flood stage is 15 feet.

Click here for the latest Quad City River Levels.

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