Construction is scheduled to begin Monday on 19th Street in East Moline. 

Civil Contractors is starting a $1.5 million project to repair the retaining wall along the east side of the roadway south of the Illinois 84 and Illinois 92 intersection. 

Civil Contractors will be replacing a portion of the retaining wall, and repairing other sections. 

During the first week of the project, 19th Street will remain open to traffic. There will be daytime lane closures. Drivers should be alert to flaggers who will be directing traffic. 

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On March 27, 19th Street will be closed south of Illinois 92 for about 30 days while the wall replacement is completed. Drivers will need to find alternative routes during the closure. 

— Thomas Geyer