Iowa Department of Transportation

DAVENPORT, Iowa – March 16, 2020 – Beginning at 6 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, weather permitting, work will resume on a project to replace the Business U.S. 61/Iowa 461 bridge over Iowa 22. A detour around the work zone will be in place for Business U.S. 61/Iowa 461 during this project, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Davenport construction office.

Traffic will be detoured to Interstate 280 and Iowa 22. Iowa 22 will have opposing traffic with an 11-foot lane-width in each direction. Motorists are encouraged to follow the marked detour or take an alternate route.

Langman Construction, Inc. from Rock Island, IL was awarded this $7,283,917 project.

The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey the posted speed limit and other signs in the work area, and be aware that traffic fines for moving violations are at least double in work zones. As in all work zones, drivers should stay alert, allow ample space between vehicles, and wear seat belts.

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Contact: Ahmad Afifeh at 563-391-2750 or

Source: iowa DMV

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