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Lane Evans Honored With Rock Island Street Naming

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A former Quad City area U.S. Congressman is being given a special honor.

On Tuesday afternoon, October 15, 2013, Rock Island officials will dedicate 37th Street, from 12th Avenue to 18th Avenue as Lane Evans Drive.

Evans represented the 17th District of Illinois from 1983 to 2007 when he retired due to effects from Parkinson's disease.

The former Congressman will be on hand for the ceremony along with Rock Island Mayor, Dennis Pauley and Rock Island County Democratic Party Chair, Doug House.

The ceremony is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.