Eagle Signal and Sign Company was located in the Quad Cities until 1988, following the consolidation with Mark IV Industries.Not many Eagle Flatback signals still in use across Iowa, let alone the country. The
an early alignment of U.S. 61 from Main Street west to Pine Street.4th Street represents
Beckey Bridge opened to traffic on December 2, 1972. Iowa 92 lowers from the bridge to combine with U.S. 61 Business and Iowa 38 north along 2nd Street. The route previously turned south through Downtown, but that changed in September 2014 when maintenance of the route was turned over to the city of Muscatine.The
U.S. 61 Business was designated in Muscatine in 1984 when the bypass to the north opened. Iowa 22 and 92 follow the bypass west.
Widening is underway along a six mile stretch of U.S. 61 from the Muscatine County line to Turkey Run. The US highway is being upgraded to a controlled access highway with interchanges planned at the south split with Iowa 92 and at 170th Street.
U.S. 34 and U.S. 61 cross paths at a parclo interchange in Burlington. The east-west route travels along a freeway between West Burlington and Gulf Port, Illinois. The freeway opened from U.S. 61 west in 1976.