We’re back with Bettendorf Mayor Bob Gallagher.

The mayor made it clear in our past conversations that the city is focused on investing in downtown to make it more attractive. There is still work being done around areas where the old i-74 bridge took up space in Bettendorf.

Host Jim Niedelman and Gallagher discuss where things stand in making that space usable, and what new specific business developments are expected downtown, among other things.

“We continue to have interest in those middle blocks, where they may have become dilapidated, and the

To hear what else Gallagher has to say, click on the video.

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