Moline River Drive Exit Will Be Temporarily Closed Wednesday
Attention to those commuting in/to Moline tomorrow (Wednesday)! The exit to River Drive in Moline will be temporarily closed on Wednesday due to continued construction on the new I-74 bridge.
In an announcement on social media on Tuesday, officials from the I-74 River Bridge said that there will be another temporary closure due to construction on the new I-74 bridge.
Officials said in the announcement that the River Drive exit in Moline will be closed from approximately 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. This closure is to allow contractors to move construction equipment and work on I-74 bridge structures.
Overnight closures of River Drive and the off-ramp will also continue through the end of the month according to officials. Those overnight closures of River Drive are between 19th Street and the I-74 on-ramp. River Drive and the off-ramp are closed each night, Monday through Friday morning from approximately 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The purpose for these overnight closures is for contractors working on overhead I-74 structures and demolition of the old I-74 bridge.
Below is information in regards to the overnight closures:
- Off-ramp CLOSED: The off-ramp from the old Illinois-bound I-74 bridge to River Drive will be closed at the same time River Drive is closed.
- On-ramp OPEN: Motorists will still be able to access the I-74 on-ramp to Iowa.