Travelling Vietnam Memorial Wall Arrives in Rock Falls Next Week


The City of Rock Falls is hosting the Travelling Vietnam Memorial Wall display September 1st through Sept 3rd, at the RB&W District.

On Thursday, August 31st, at approx. 10:00am the truck carrying the display and its crew will be escorted into town. This escort will begin at the south city limits on Illinois Route 40 and travel north on Illinois 40 (1st Avenue) to East 2nd Street.

There will be a designated public viewing area on the east side of Illinois 40 (1st Avenue) between Dixon Avenue and 2nd Street. The public is encouraged to welcome this tribute to Vietnam War veterans by assembling in the designated area at 10:00am on Thursday, August 31st.

Rock Falls Police, with assistance from Sterling Police and the Illinois State Police, will be providing traffic control to ensure the display and its escorts arrive safely at the RB&W District.

Please expect a brief delay if travelling along the designated route during that time.

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