project http://peoriapublicradio.org en PHA looking at two parcels for Taft redevelopment project http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/pha-looking-two-parcels-taft-redevelopment-project <div><div>The Peoria Housing Authority is looking to buy two properties to replace some of the apartments in the Taft Homes.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>PHA<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is looking for land throughout the city to build new homes for the more than 200 units currently at Taft. The two potential properties for development are at 919 Northeast Jefferson and 2917 West Lake.&nbsp;</span></div> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 00:40:08 +0000 Alex Rusciano 18898 at http://peoriapublicradio.org PHA looking at two parcels for Taft redevelopment project New Veterans Drive segment now open http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/new-veterans-drive-segment-now-open <p></p><div>The City of Pekin is celebrating the completion of the central part of Veterans Drive. Local, state and federal officials cut the ribbon Friday for the additional portion of the city’s ring road project. &nbsp;The one-mile stretch of pavement connects Broadway to Sheridan Road. It costs nearly $5 million. Pekin Mayor Laurie Barra says finishing this part of Veteran’s Drive means additional economic investment and better traffic flow:</div><p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 23:00:34 +0000 Alex Rusciano 11920 at http://peoriapublicradio.org New Veterans Drive segment now open