Accident causing a traffic jam on I-74

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Drivers who are using the I-74 bridge to leave Iowa and enter into Illinois are experiencing a traffic jam.

On May 24, at about 5:30 p.m., the WQAD newsroom received several calls saying traffic is almost standstill.

Scanner traffic indicates that there is a car accident near the bridge.

If you are planning on using the bridge to get from Iowa to Illinois, you might want to consider another route.