repair http://peoriapublicradio.org en Lock and dam agreement is done, but repairs aren’t immediate http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/lock-and-dam-agreement-done-repairs-aren-t-immediate <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Shipping their harvest on barges through the vast river way system is vital for Midwest farmers. &nbsp;But many say the system of locks and dams on major rivers is decaying and out of date. House and Senate negotiators in Washington recently reached agreement on a bill to authorize improvements to the river system …and President Obama is expected to sign the measure. &nbsp;But the changes won’t happen overnight. </span>IPR’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Rich </span>Egger<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has the story</span></p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 20:17:18 +0000 Rich Egger 24274 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Lock and dam agreement is done, but repairs aren’t immediate Which roads, bridges are in state approved repair plan? http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/which-roads-bridges-are-state-approved-repair-plan <div>Illinois state representatives have approved a billion dollar plan to repair roads and bridges across the state. They just aren’t saying which roads and bridges will be fixed. &nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 02:13:36 +0000 Tony Arnold 24123 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Which roads, bridges are in state approved repair plan? 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 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