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I-74 Bridge Virtual Reality Exhibit

By Maria Levetzow

I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Virtual Reality Experience at the Bettendorf Public Library

Visitors to the Bettendorf Public Library can explore the new I-74 Mississippi River Bridge in a unique way through cutting-edge virtual reality technology.

Imagine hopping into a car and driving across the new four-lane I-74 River Bridge, walking along the multi-use path and getting a gorgeous view of the Quad Cities from the scenic overlook, standing on top of the arch to get a bird’s-eye-view of the reconstructed interstate, or diving into the river to see the wildlife that are an essential part of the river’s ecosystem. Through a creative collaboration, the Iowa DOT and Iowa State University provide an unforgettable way to experience, engage with, and explore the reconstruction of one of the most important regional interstate systems.

The I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Virtual Reality Experience will be available to the public at the Bettendorf Public Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive, through December 31, 2018, during regular hours of operation. Display area is limited to two (2) individuals at a time age 14 yrs. and older, unless accompanied by an adult.  In-person registration is available at the Library’s Information Desk. 

For more information, call the Bettendorf Public Library at 563-344-4175.