Main and University http://peoriapublicradio.org en Uplands Residents Association calling for traffic calming measures http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/uplands-residents-association-calling-traffic-calming-measures <div>The Uplands Residents Association is asking the city of Peoria to slow if not reduce traffic in their neighborhood.</div><div> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:01:39 +0000 Tanya Koonce 26291 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Uplands Residents Association calling for traffic calming measures Main and U construction expands http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/main-and-u-construction-expands <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-454c21e9-3eb1-9da2-71d2-dfafc562aac7" style="line-height: 2;"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: 'Courier New'; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Institute Street is closed for two weeks&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: 16px; line-height: 32px; white-space: pre-wrap;">for construction of speed bumps </span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 2;">starting Tuesday, April 8.</span></p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:22:25 +0000 Tanya Koonce & Tamie Yost 21432 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Main and U construction expands Main and University intersection changes could take place this year http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/main-and-university-intersection-changes-could-take-place-year <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Main and University intersection in Peoria could see initial redesign changes by the end of the year. Peoria Public Radio&rsquo;s Tanya </span>Koonce<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports a water-main break last month created an opportunity:</span></p><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Peoria Public Works Director Mike Rogers says the options he&rsquo;s recommending includes raising the intersection about six inches: think expanded speed bump, on-street parking that secures expanded sidewalk bump outs at the corners, and diagonal pedestrian crossings:</span></p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 11:57:08 +0000 Tanya Koonce 13133 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Main and University intersection changes could take place this year