What kind of flood damage did riverfront parks sustain in Quincy?
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What kind of flood damage did riverfront parks sustain in Quincy?

After floods on the Mississippi River, Quincy Park District crews typically have to clean up debris, but major floods, which the region saw this spring, more work.

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What is the status of the Bob Bangert Park redevelopment?
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What is the status of the Bob Bangert Park redevelopment?

Flood waters this spring and summer made it difficult for much work to move forward in Bob bangert Park, but changes should be noticed in the next month.

With the new capital plan, will Broadway be improved?
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With the new capital plan, will Broadway be improved?

The state has plans to resurface Broadway not only in that area but further west, and this was planned before state lawmakers approved a capital bill this spring.

How come the Quench Buggy isn't used more often?
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How come the Quench Buggy isn't used more often?

The Quench Buggy is a mobile water dispensing trailer that provides eight bottle-filling stations and eight drinking fountains. It provides filtered water, allowing event organizers to cut back on bottled water.

Why has Hamann Lane been neglected?
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Why has Hamann Lane been neglected?

Right now, Hamann Lane between 12th and 18th streets is not slated for resurfacing.

What was the device attached to a traffic light pole at Fourth and Maine?
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What was the device attached to a traffic light pole at Fourth and Maine?

It appears that it was a device used for an ongoing regional transportation study. We went by the intersection and didn't see anything out of the ordinary.

When will sidewalks be built near Iles School?
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When will sidewalks be built near Iles School?

Right now, there is no specific timeline on constructing more sidewalks on North 12 around Iles Elementary School, but funds are being sought.

What can you find on Quincy Barge Builders?
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What can you find on Quincy Barge Builders?

Quincy Barge Builders operated on the Quincy Bay according to Herald-Whig archives. A Jan. 12, 1992, piece found that Quincy Barge Bulders recieved contracts in 1942 for 65 LCT-5 tank and personnel landing barges.

When did the Quincy Burger Chef close?
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When did the Quincy Burger Chef close?

It appears your friend was right on the money when the Burger Chef at the northwest corner of 18th and Broadway closed.

Why are the lights off on the Bayview Bridge?
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Why are the lights off on the Bayview Bridge?

The Illinois Department of Transportation said the lights were turned off May 28 because the controller cabinet in Clat Adams Bicentennial Park below the bridge was inundated with water.