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UPDATED: I-74 Bridge Backed Up In Both Directions Is Now Open

Updated: May 22, 2013 10:15 AM CDT
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10:15 am: I-74 bridge traffic is flowing freely. All accidents have been cleaned up.

9:55 am: One Illinois bound lane is now open as officials clear vehicles from the scene of the accident.

9:10 am: The original vehicle that was blocking the Illinois bound lane on the bridge was cleared. Minutes later another accident or accidents have stopped traffic headed to Illinois at the head of the bridge.

8:40 am: The accident in the Iowa bound lanes has been cleared. Traffic is now flowing freely into Iowa.

One Illinois bound lane is still blocked on the bridge.

8:20 am: The I-74 bridge is backed up in both directions this morning.

There appears to be two separate incidents blocking one lane in each direction which is slowing traffic.

At 8:20 a.m., traffic was backed up past Avenue of the Cities in Illinois and past Kimberly Road in Iowa.