Several road and lane closures have begun this week related to the I-74 bridge project. Find out how this might impact your commute by taking a look at the latest updates below from the Iowa Department of Transportation and Illinois Department of Transportation:
Traffic impacts beginning week of March 11 in Bettendorf
Beginning the week of March 11, weather permitting, in Bettendorf:
NEW TRAFFIC CONFIGURATION ON IOWA-BOUND I-74 EXIT 4 RAMP
There will be a new traffic configuration on the Iowa-bound I-74 Exit 4 (Grant Street/U.S. 67). The off-ramp will be temporarily closed at night during the week of March 11 to allow the contractors to re-stripe the ramp. Motorists should drive with caution and watch for changing traffic patterns.
CALVERT DRIVE TO BE PERMANENTLY CLOSED
Calvert Drive between 14th Street and 13th Street/Kimberly Road will be permanently closed to accommodate a new configuration of the I-74 interchange in Bettendorf.
BROWN STREET CLOSED TO THRU-TRAFFIC
Brown Street will be closed to thru-traffic at 14th Street and 15th Street for the duration of the I-74 River Bridge construction project. Local businesses and schools on Brown Street will have access.
Road closure and temporary lane closures in Moline begin Monday, March 11
NIGHTTIME LANE CLOSURES ON I-74
MOLINE - Beginning Monday, March 11, weather permitting, there will be intermittent nighttime lane closures on Iowa-bound and Illinois-bound I-74 south of 7th Avenue between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. to allow contractors to install overhead signs. All on- and off-ramps will remain open. Motorists should watch for changing traffic patterns. The work is anticipated to be completed in approximately two weeks.
21ST STREET TO BE CLOSED
MOLINE - Beginning Monday, March 11, weather permitting, 21st Street will be closed between 5th and 6th Avenues to allow contractors to construct a retaining wall and reconstruct 21st Street. The street will remain closed through the duration of the I-74 construction project.
SOUTHBOUND 19TH STREET REDUCED TO ONE LANE
MOLINE - Beginning Monday, March 11, weather permitting, southbound 19th Street will be reduced to one lane from 11th Avenue to Avenue of the Cities to allow contractors to construct a noise wall. The work will be completed in approximately three weeks.
Motorists are encouraged to drive with caution and watch for changing traffic patterns.