Mississippi River Flood Barrier Breached [PHOTOS]
From the City of Davenport Public Works:
The HESCO barrier on River Dr has failed at Pershing. The area of Pershing, Iowa and 2nd St is under water.
Public Works, Fire, Police and Emergency Management staff is on the scene.
Individuals impacted by the breach are being assisted with exiting the area.
Traffic from the Government bridge should exit via the Moline side, 2nd St is not accessible.
Travel south of 3rd St is not advised.
Additional updates will be provided.