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Map of Veterans Parkway project plans in Davenport. Map of Veterans Parkway project plans in Davenport.
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Commuters in north Davenport have a new way to get around town.

City leaders formally opened the second phase of Veterans Memorial Parkway.  

The latest leg of the road connects Jersey Ridge to Brady Street, which is expected to help alleviate traffic congestion on Kimberly Road as well as 53rd Street.

City leaders say not only is it an alternative to the busy streets, but it will also open up more opportunities for residential and commercial development.

Eventually, the road will connect Brady Street all the way to Forest Grove Road leading into Bettendorf.

Phase three of the project will run from Jersey Ridge Road to the Elmore extension and is currently under design with construction possibly beginning as early as 2014.

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