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Two water main breaks reported in Davenport: Kirkwood Boulevard, Ripley Street

A portion of Kirkwood Boulevard was blocked to eastbound traffic Monday morning, July 22, because of a water main break.

DAVENPORT, Iowa -- A portion of Kirkwood Boulevard was blocked to eastbound traffic Monday morning, July 22, because of a water main break.

Crews were on scene near the intersection of Esplanade Avenue to make repairs. This intersection falls along the Bix 7 route, just east of Bridge Avenue.

Westbound traffic was moving smoothly.

Shortly after noon, another water main break was reported on Ripley Street near Davenport's downtown, according to a worker from a nearby business.

A News 8 viewer said crews were on scene around 12:30 p.m. and water was still coming out of the street.

Crews were working to repair both water main breaks.

Two water main breaks reported in Davenport: Kirkwood Boulevard, Ripley Street