road http://peoriapublicradio.org en Weather, funding gap hit Illinois roads hard http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/weather-funding-gap-hit-illinois-roads-hard <div>The unpredictable weather in Illinois isn’t the only reason roads break down. A lack of capital funds can keep real repairs from taking place. &nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:15:41 +0000 Mariam Sobh 26126 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Weather, funding gap hit Illinois roads hard 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? 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 Work on Centennial Drive complete http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/work-centennial-drive-complete <p></p><div>Local, state and federal officials held an official ribbon cutting to mark the completion of Centennial Drive. &nbsp;The more than three-mile stretch of road connects East Peoria and Washington. &nbsp;East Peoria Mayor Dave Mingus says the six-phase project is vital to both cities:</div><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 18:19:37 +0000 Alex Rusciano 14303 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Work on Centennial Drive complete