travel http://peoriapublicradio.org en July 4th weekend expected to draw many travelers http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/july-4th-weekend-expected-draw-many-travelers <div>More than 41 million Americans are expected to travel this Independence day weekend and lots of Illinois residents will be hitting the road. IPR's&nbsp;Mariam<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Sobh<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At least 2 million people from across the state are expected to travel by car.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Charlene </span>Sligting<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is with AAA Chicago.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">She says this year is the most active </span>4th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of July since 2007.</span></p></div><div> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:23:17 +0000 Mariam Sobh 25591 at http://peoriapublicradio.org July 4th weekend expected to draw many travelers Area road project changes http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/area-road-project-changes <p></p><div>The Illinois Department of Transportation is suspending non-emergency roadwork to help with traffic flow during the holiday week. &nbsp;I-DOT says the roadwork suspension will last through Sunday.&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 23:37:29 +0000 Alex Rusciano 8328 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Area road project changes