Backup on I-74 caused by routine maintenance, normal traffic resumes

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MOLINE —  Interstate 74 traffic heading into Iowa is backed up to Avenue of the Cities.

Cameras from the Iowa Department of Transportation showed that once vehicles got onto the I-74 Bridge traffic was moving before 10:30 a.m.

A spokesperson from the Iowa DOT said they had been performing routine maintenance, which was causing the backup.  They were wrapping up around noon and traffic was expected to clear up.

Illinois-bound traffic did not appear to be affected.

Moline Police said they did not have any officers on scene and there was no word on what was causing the backup.

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