Much needed traffic relief could be coming to Rock Island near Edison Junior High School.

According to our news partner Local 4 News and Fox 18, Rock Island city council unanimously approved a request to install new parking spaces on 42nd Avenue, a one way street, next to Edison Junior High School.

The new measure would designate one side of the street available for parking, which would cost of $5 for residents, and they are definitely willing to pay that small fee.

Fox 18 News, television partners with our new partner Local 4 News, was told that people who are visiting Edison Junior High during school hours or for events, often park on the housing side of the street. That the congestion during those times has caused damage to resident's vehicles.


The parking change would mean that only residents can park on the street from 3:30 pm to 7 am on school days.

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