KWQC: QC leaders celebrate the new I-74 bridge

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – A decades-long process nearly came to a close on Wednesday, as Quad Cities leaders reacted to the new I-74 bridge.

The mayor of East Moline looked back to where it all started with the old bridge.

“From 4,000 vehicles going across that bridge when [the old bridge] was first built,” Reggie Freeman said. “To somewhere around — they’re saying — 80,000 cars a day. We’ve come a long ways, baby.”

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