Main http://peoriapublicradio.org en Some road closures at Main/University start Friday http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/some-road-closures-mainuniversity-start-friday <p>Main Street from University to Elmwood will be closed to all traffic starting Friday. It’s expected to last for one week while crews work on installing a water main at the Main and University intersection. &nbsp;Current lane closures on southbound University remain in effect.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:06:41 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19875 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Some road closures at Main/University start Friday Lane closures expected following water main break http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/lane-closures-expected-following-water-main-break <div>Illinois American Water is planning to repair parts of the road damaged by this week’s water main break on North East Jefferson. Lane closures are expected later this week to achieve the road work. &nbsp;Crews have finished repairs on the 30-inch transmission pipe following the water main break at Jefferson and Abington Streets.&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:10:10 +0000 Alex Rusciano 18847 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Lane closures expected following water main break City shares details, timeline on Main/University project http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/city-shares-details-timeline-mainuniversity-project <div>City of Peoria officials say they hope the Main and University intersection project finishes by mid-May. That was the estimated timeline shared with more than 50 people at a public meeting yesterday.</div><div> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 03:57:41 +0000 Alex Rusciano 18247 at http://peoriapublicradio.org City shares details, timeline on Main/University project Outside the Horseshoe - November 12, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/outside-horseshoe-november-12-2013-0 <p></p><div>The Main and University Intersection in Peoria is one of the city’s busiest, and therefore most likely to be congested with both vehicles and pedestrians during the day. &nbsp;The City is also looking to re-do the Main and University intersection this coming spring, with the aim to boost both traffic and safety. &nbsp;City officials have also found quicker route options for those many, many vehicles that pass through the intersection daily.</div><p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 23:13:12 +0000 Alex Rusciano 14825 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Outside the Horseshoe - November 12, 2013 Peoria officials hear input on Main and University changes http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-officials-hear-input-main-and-university-changes <p></p><div>More than 150 people attended a public meeting Thursday night to hash out the future of the Main and University intersection. &nbsp;Peoria Public Radio&rsquo;s Alex Rusciano reports:</div><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 04:35:22 +0000 Alex Rusciano 12549 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria officials hear input on Main and University changes Peoria looks to redo Main/University, cuts proposed deficit http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-looks-redo-mainuniversity-cuts-proposed-deficit <p></p><div>The City of Peoria could delay some road projects to completely redo the University and Main intersection following a water main break last week. &nbsp;City Manager Patrick Urich says the city will set up a public meeting with area business owners, Bradley University officials and neighborhood associations to discuss ways to improve the intersection. &nbsp;He says the recent water main break highlights the need to talk about the future of Main and University:</div><p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 04:18:53 +0000 Alex Rusciano 11738 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria looks to redo Main/University, cuts proposed deficit Main and University water line repairs could last weeks http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/main-and-university-water-line-repairs-could-last-weeks <p>Traffic delays could last a few more weeks at Main and University following a water main break. &nbsp;Illinois American Water says the intersection is reduced to right-hand turns and one lane traffic in each direction. Detour routes are posted and drivers are also encouraged to avoid the area if possible. &nbsp;Illinois American water says the road will be fully repaired in the next few weeks</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 20:45:20 +0000 Alex Rusciano 11660 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Main and University water line repairs could last weeks