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The Downtown improvement area includes 15th Avenue between 6th Street and 13th Street.

Click on the pins below to view key proposed improvements.

Map of downtown district in East Moline

Proposed Improvements

  • Fully reconstruct 15th Avenue between 6th Street and 13th Street and improve streetscaping to beautify the area

  • Make 15th Avenue more “friendly” for festivals and events by installing curbless streets between 7th Street and 9th Street

  • Create “pedestrian zones” that include widened sidewalks and pedestrian areas with planters, trees, and seating that provide beautiful areas for the public to enjoy

  • Upgrade pedestrian ramps and sidewalks and make them more accessible for those using mobility devices like wheelchairs

  • Create multipurpose spaces between streets and shops for outdoor seating, tables, and vendors

  • Install green infrastructure to help minimize standing water on our roads and sidewalks

  • Increase shaded areas for pedestrians

  • Improve street lighting to make the downtown area more inviting at night

  • Install new wayfinding signs and other signage to help people find their destinations

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