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Water Shut Off & Boil Order
Posted: 07/31/2015

The City of Kewanee Water Department is planning a fire hydrant repair on Monday 8/3/15.

On Monday they will be working on East Prospect Street between South Elm and South Vine Streets. Work will begin in the morning at 8:00 a.m. and the street will be closed to thru traffic. During this time the 300 and 400 blocks of East Prospect will have their water turned off and a boil order for those two blocks will follow.

Any residents, whose water has been shut off during this repair, will be under a boil order for 48 – 72 hours following the restoration of water service.

Residents in these areas may experience low pressure, rusty water, or no water. If the water has been turned off, take precautions when using water until the water runs clean. Only flush the system by running cold water, running hot water may draw rust into the water heater.

If you have any questions, please call City Hall at 852-2611.


Water Department Work Scheduled
Posted: 07/29/2015

The City of Kewanee Water Department is planning hydrant repairs on Thursday 7/30/15 and Friday 7/31/15.

On Thursday they will be working to change a fire hydrant near the five way stop at Commercial, Grove, and West 1st Streets. Work will begin in the morning and should take about four hours. During this time the 500 and 600 blocks of Commercial will have their water turned off and a boil order for those two blocks will follow.

On Friday they will be changing a fire hydrant at the corner of South Burr Boulevard and Lyle Street. Work in this area will also begin in the morning and will take about four hours. During this time the water in the 100 and 200 blocks of Lyle and the 200 block of South Burr will be off with a boil order to follow.

The boil orders will be in effect for 48 – 72 hours following the restoration of water service.

Residents in these areas may experience low pressure, rusty water, or no water. If the water has been turned off, take precautions when using water until the water runs clean. Only flush the system by running cold water, running hot water may draw rust into the water heater.

If you have any questions, please call City Hall at 852-2611.


Roads to be Oiled & Resurfaced
Posted: 07/28/2015

The City of Kewanee summer road program will continue into the week of 8/3/15. There are many areas in town that are scheduled for oiling and resurfacing. Fresh oil will be put down beginning on Monday night 8/3/15. Residents are asked to avoid driving on the fresh oil in order to protect the roads and their vehicles. Resurfacing of the roads will continue throughout the week; however days of work will be pending on weather and may change throughout the week.

The following areas are scheduled to be worked on:

• Coal St from 7th to 1288’ North

• Vine St from 9th to 10th

• Burr Blvd from 7th to 9th

• Marion St from May to Kent

• Lyle Ave from Fisher to 3rd

• Fisher Ave from Lyle Ave to Lake

• Florence St from June to 7th

• Beach Ave from Rose to Prospect

• W 11th St from Union to Cambridge

• Perkins from 4th to 6th

• High St from New to 1st

• Jackson St from 1st to 2nd

• W 3rd St from the alley to Washington

• Adams St from 6th to the dead end

• Washington St from 6th to the dead end

• N West St from 6th to the dead end

• W 2nd St from Grove to Boss

• Ross St from 2nd to 3rd

• Lexington from 4th to 5th

• Cottage St from 5th to the dead end

• O’Dea St from Lexington to Grove

• Acorn St from Pine to Rockwell

• Church St from Dodge to the dead end

• Church St from Whitney to Beach

• Garfield St from Beach to Payson

• College St from Beach to Whitney

• Knox St from Miner to Bronson

• Mill St from Hollis to Payson

• Miner St from Church to Mille

• Pine St from Acorn to Junior

• Red Adams Rd from Page to Division

• Rockwell St from Acorn to 150’ East

• Edwards St from Division to Mill

• E South St from Shadycrest to the end of the City Limits

• Adams St from 1st to 2nd

• Circle Dr from Mission to and around the Cul-De-Sac

• Washington St from Pine to Divison

Residents are asked to avoid these areas as much as possible while work is taking place. Call City Hall at 852-2611 with any questions.


2015 Transfer Station Summer Hours
Posted: 04/30/2015

2015 Transfer Station Summer Hours

The Transfer Station will be open from 7:00 a.m. to noon on the following Saturdays:

June 13, 2015

June 27, 2015

July 11, 2015

July 25, 2015

August 8, 2015

August 22, 2015


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