I-74 bridge project

A small change in traffic for the I-74 Bridge project will affect a lot of local motorists. Friday night, a section of 19th Street in downtown Moline will be closed, until early Saturday morning.

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Tomorrow, a crew will begin adding a lane to the I-74 bridge off-ramp in Bettendorf.

For weeks, west-bound traffic has been forced to exit onto Grant Street, using only one lane.

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This week, the Iowa DOT will change the traffic detour in Bettendorf. Starting Wednesday, weather permitting, 12th Street and Kimberly Road will be restriped for two-way traffic. 

Benjamin Payne / WVIK

If you were driving through east-bound Interstate 74 in Moline on Monday morning between Avenue of the Cities and John Deere Road, you probably didn't notice Illinois State Police Master Sergeant Ron Salier pointing a radar gun at your car.

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

Flooding and wet weather continue to delay work on the new, I-74 bridge over the Mississippi River.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

An I-74 contractor has a few more bridges to demolish in Moline as part of this year's I-74 bridge construction. And some of the work will have to be done at night. 

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

(This story was broadcast on 4/8/2019. See below for an update.)

Some people who live near I-74 and 7th Avenue are having trouble sleeping because of work on the bridge project.

Michelle O'Neill has more on the source of the late night noise and when it'll end.


Customers of a popular internet and cable service will be without it for a few hours early Tuesday morning. Mediacom will move a portion of its fiber optic cables due to the I-17 bridge project. 

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A lot more traffic changes will be implemented as work continues on the new I-74 Mississippi River Bridge. Project managers want drivers to prepare for the existing Iowa-bound bridge to be restricted to just one lane of local traffic. Or to avoid it altogether.

http://www.i74riverbridge.com/pdfs/newsroom/i74_riverdriverampclosure_moline_detourmap_010219.pdf / I-74 River Bridge website

Drivers may want to avoid using Moline's River Drive at I-74 for the next couple of months.

Michelle O'Neill reports, starting Tuesday, the Illinois DOT will close the eastbound off-ramp.


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