Danielle Mulholland

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As expected, 2019 has been challenging for the engineers and contractors who are building the new I-74 bridge in the Quad Cities.

After a harsh winter caused minor delays, Lunda Construction started erecting the steel sections of the bridge arches in March.

But then, as Michelle O'Neill reports the Mississippi River began to rise, and record flooding caused more delays.

http://www.i74riverbridge.com/traffic/webcams.aspx / I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Project website

Flooding on the Mississippi River in the Quad Cities has not stopped construction of the new I-74 bridge.