I-74 http://peoriapublicradio.org en Section of I-74 could be named after Transportation Sec. LaHood http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/section-i-74-could-be-named-after-transportation-sec-lahood <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">U.S. Transportation Secretary and Peoria- native Ray LaHood could get his name on a stretch of Interstate 74 within the city.</span></p><div> Wed, 15 May 2013 17:11:21 +0000 Denise Molina 5637 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Section of I-74 could be named after Transportation Sec. LaHood Eastern Bypass to get state funding http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/eastern-bypass-get-state-funding <p></p><div>Funding for the regional Eastern Bypass project is included in the state’s six-year infrastructure program. &nbsp;$2.5 million is programmed to pay for continued engineering work and corridor studies. Denny Kief is a vice president on the Eastern Bypass Board of Directors. &nbsp;He says the funding is needed to continue efforts to build the Bypass:</div><div> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:25:19 +0000 Denise Molina 4366 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Eastern Bypass to get state funding Road work zones return http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/road-work-zones-return <p></p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:47:09 +0000 Tanya Koonce 4029 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Road work zones return Highway projects near Morton to begin http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/highway-projects-near-morton-begin <p>An $86 million road improvements project begins Monday near Morton. &nbsp;It’s part of Governor Pat Quinn’s Illinois Jobs Now program, and includes additional lanes and pavement replacements on I-74. &nbsp;The I-74 and Morton Avenue interchange will also get ramp improvements. &nbsp;The project is expected to finish by summer of 2015.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 30 Mar 2013 00:13:09 +0000 Alex Rusciano 3238 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Highway projects near Morton to begin