DeWitt is centrally and strategically located to connect your business to multi-modal transportation networks.  Whether you are in need of major interstates and four-lane highways, barge terminals, rail service, and/or commercial air service, DeWitt is within minutes of each network and can provide you easy access to major Midwestern and global markets.

Major Interstate and Highway Network

  • DeWitt lies at the crossroads of four-lane, transnational Highways 61 and 30 and is just 20 minutes from the Quad Cities metropolitan area.
  • Located within minutes of Interstates 74, 80, 88, and 280 as well as U.S. Highways 61, 30, 20, and 151.
  • More than 200 local, regional, and national motor freight carriers and over 60 truck terminals are available.


  • Just 30 minutes from DeWitt, the Mississippi River runs through the Quad Cities region and has a minimum 9-foot channel and 10-month navigation season.
  • DeWitt has access to 46 barge terminals, all with direct highway access and three with rail access.


  • The Lincolnway Railport, located just 10 minutes from DeWitt, provides direct mainline access to Union Pacific Rail from a planned 1,000 acre industrial park. 
  • Just 20 minutes away, the Quad Cities region is served by four major freight railroads: Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (Class I); Iowa Interstate Railroad (Class II); Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad, owned by CP Rail (Class I); and Union Pacific.


  • The Quad City International Airport, approximately 40 minutes from DeWitt, has 60 daily flights on four major airlines with non-stop service to 10 major hubs as well as providing connections to hundreds of domestic and international locations. It is a U.S. Customs Port of Entry and Foreign Trade Zone 133.
  • DeWitt is also served by seven general aviation airports with runways up to 5,500 feet: Clinton Municipal Airport (CWI), Davenport Municipal Airport (DVN), General Airpack Airport (3G8), Maquoketa Municipal Airport (KOQW), Mercer County Airport (C00), Muscatine Municipal Airport (MUT) and Tri-Township Airport (KSFY).

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