Reconstruction and Detours Begin in Rock Falls on Monday

Beginning the week of August 8th, Dixon Avenue will be closed from Avenue A to the Hennepin Canal bridge for a reconstruction project. There will be barricades in place prohibiting traffic in that area.

Westbound traffic on Dixon Avenue will be detoured north on Emmons Avenue to East Second Street. Westbound truck traffic will be detoured south on McNeil Road to Route 30. Access to Marsha Lane, Haskell Avenue, SuperWash and the apartments at 800 Dixon Avenue will be open past the barricades.

Eastbound traffic will be detoured to East Second Street. Eastbound truck traffic will be detoured to Route 30, via Route 40 (1st Avenue).
Drivers are asked to obey all construction traffic control and to use caution when traveling along the detour routes.

Rock Falls Police will be increasing patrols to ensure compliance with posted traffic control devices.

Seek alternate routes when possible and expect delays in the area of the construction and associated detours.

Parking along the detour routes will be prohibited and temporary signs will be posted.

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