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Construction on Illinois Highway 84 in Port Byron may give drivers headaches for nearly two months. The Illinois Department of Transportation says starting Monday, the road will be closed to through traffic from Polk Street to Lynn Street.

A man with a beard in a green jacket looks at a very large photo and map propped up on an easel.
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Local drivers expect delays and some confusion as crews start widening John Deere Road in Moline. But they also look forward to less congestion and faster trips after the work is done in two years.

Yesterday, the Illinois Department of Transportation held a open house to answer questions about the $51 million project.

View of the 7th Avenue on-ramp in Moline
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As we wait for the new Interstate-74 bridge to be built, the Illinois Department of Transportation continues to make sure the existing one is safe.

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Quad Cities drivers may want to avoid Blackhawk Road for a couple of months. This week, a construction crew and flaggers will restrict traffic to one lane during the day.

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Starting tomorrow, traffic on the I-280 bridge will be restricted to one lane in each direction.