Starting next week, drivers will not be able to use the Rock Island viaduct on weeknights. The arsenal garrison says on Sunday night, a crew will begin repairing the bridge between Rock Island and Arsenal Island.
As drivers get used to the I-74 detour in Moline, more police officers are making sure traffic runs as smoothly as possible. Today is the first day Iowa-bound I-74 is closed to allow expanding it to three lanes, along with building ramps and connecting it to the new bridge over the Mississippi River.
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.