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Fred Schwengel Memorial Bridge
Carries 4 lanes of I-80.svg I-80
Crosses Mississippi River
Locale Le Claire, Iowa and Rapids City, Illinois
Total length 3,483 feet (1,062 m)[1]
Width 66 feet (20 m)[1]
AADT 33,500[1]
Opened October 27, 1966
Coordinates 41°34′49″N 90°21′54″W / 41.58028°N 90.365°W / 41.58028; -90.365

The Fred Schwengel Memorial Bridge is a 4-lane steel girder bridge that carries Interstate 80 across the Mississippi River between Le Claire, Iowa and Rapids City, Illinois. The bridge is named for Fred Schwengel, a former U.S. Representative from Davenport, Iowa and one of the driving forces behind the Interstate Highway Act. The bridge opened October 27, 1966 and overlooks the Iowa and Illinois Welcome centers, as well as Rapids City, Illinois and LeClaire, Iowa. To the southwest you can also see the Tyner Masion.


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