Director of Parks Matt Higley said the tree is set for removal this winter. Higley said tree removeal in the district is typically set in the winter unless a tree poses an immediate risk, because the district doesn't have a stanalone forestry crew.
It looks like you are talking about the former Bartlett building at the northwest corner of Sixth and Broadway, though it isn't where the Lampe Hi-Rise is.
After floods on the Mississippi River, Quincy Park District crews typically have to clean up debris, but major floods, which the region saw this spring, more work.
Flood waters this spring and summer made it difficult for much work to move forward in Bob bangert Park, but changes should be noticed in the next month.
The state has plans to resurface Broadway not only in that area but further west, and this was planned before state lawmakers approved a capital bill this spring.
It appears that it was a device used for an ongoing regional transportation study. We went by the intersection and didn't see anything out of the ordinary.