Construction http://peoriapublicradio.org en Part of I-74 now LaHood Highway http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/part-i-74-now-lahood-highway <p><span style="font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.5; background-color: transparent;">Local and state officials dedicated a section of I-74 to honor former U-S Transportation Secretary Ray </span>LaHood<span style="font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.5; background-color: transparent;">. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:12:30 +0000 Alex Rusciano & Daniela Vidal 25856 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Part of I-74 now LaHood Highway Townline Road to undergo construction http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/townline-road-undergo-construction <div>A major artery between Allen Road and University Street is getting a makeover.</div><div> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:53:03 +0000 Denise Molina 25709 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Townline Road to undergo construction Quinn announces regional road, ICC funding http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/quinn-announces-regional-road-icc-funding <p>Illinois Central College is getting $1 million in state money for carpet, ceiling and flooring renovations. The money is part of Governor Pat Quinn’s ‘Illinois Jobs Now’ construction program. Quinn also announced $1.5 million in funding for streetscape improvements in Elmwood, and road repair along Route 24 in Kingston mines.</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:50:24 +0000 Alex Rusciano 24405 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Quinn announces regional road, ICC funding Unemployment rate declines in the Peoria area http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/unemployment-rate-declines-peoria-area <div>The Peoria Metropolitan area is joining the rest of the state in seeing declines in the unemployment rate.</div><div> Thu, 22 May 2014 18:45:37 +0000 Denise Molina 23736 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Unemployment rate declines in the Peoria area Gov. Pat Quinn announces Peoria, Pekin airport investment http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gov-pat-quinn-announces-peoria-pekin-airport-investment <p>Governor Pat Quinn announced today nearly one million dollars is being invested in Peoria and Pekin airport improvements.</p><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 17:40:29 +0000 Orko Manna 10469 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Gov. Pat Quinn announces Peoria, Pekin airport investment PIPCO recognized by state http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/pipco-recognized-state <p>PIPCO Safety Director Bob Janssen is the winner of the 22nd annual Governor’s Award for Workplace Health and Safety. Janssen has worked for the Peoria Industrial Piping Company for 21 years. Illinois Department Of Labor Director Joseph Costigan says jobs in construction have some of the highest rates of injury in the country. He says Janssen exemplifies great leadership in achieving safer jobs throughout our communities.</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 23:35:51 +0000 Deborah Oldenkamp 1674 at http://peoriapublicradio.org