Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge – Moline IL to Bettendorf IA

Description

The northbound I-74 bridge, a.k.a. Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge, was constructed as a Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) project. The P.W.A. supplied a $1,124,000 loan and $403,400 grant for the project, whose total cost was $1,471,244. Construction occurred between June 1934 and November 1936. The bridge was designed by Modjeski, Masters, and Case.

P.W.A. Docket No. 42

Source notes

National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 123.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on October 31, 2017.

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Location Info


I-74

Location notes: Spanning the Mississippi River

Coordinates: 41.519513, -90.512982

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