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Q-C truck-eating bridges gobble up another victim

Q-C truck-eating bridges gobble up another victim

From the Throwback Thursday: Historic photos from the Quad-Cities series
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It's been a while since the Quad-Cities' infamous truck-eating bridges have claimed fresh metal.

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Another one bites the dust. This morning, one of Davenport's notorious truck-eating bridges claimed another victim. This time it was the Government Bridge which spans the Mississippi River and connects Davenport with Arsenal Island.

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A semi truck got stuck under the Government Bridge just before 4 p.m. on Friday, stopping Illinois-bound traffic.

A tow truck is on its way and officials will decide whether to let the air out of the semi's tires or pull it out another way.

As of 5:45 p.m., the truck remained in place.

Drivers are advised to take an alternative route.

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