I74 bridge project

Benjamin Payne / WVIK

A new interactive exhibit at the Moline Public Library is giving Quad Cities residents the chance to see two years into the future, when the new Interstate 74 bridge across the Mississippi River is scheduled to open.

Courtesy of the Iowa DOT

Quad City residents have consistently stated that aesthetics and having a unique landmark were the two factors that mattered most in the design of a replacement I-74 bridge.

WVIK Staff

A 75-year-old restaurant in the Quad Cities is almost ready to re-open at a new location. Ross' Restaurant is located on 14th Street near the I-74 Bridge in Bettendorf, and will move 4 miles north over the next couple of weeks. The family business must move because of the new I-74 bridge project.