IDOT http://peoriapublicradio.org en North Peoria residents open to Allen/Alta roundabout http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/north-peoria-residents-open-allenalta-roundabout <div>The construction of a roundabout at the Allen and Alta Roads intersection was the topic of a public meeting last night at Northwoods Community Church.</div><div> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:44:49 +0000 Tanya Koonce 25582 at http://peoriapublicradio.org North Peoria residents open to Allen/Alta roundabout Motorists urged to drive safely in winter weather conditions http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/motorists-urged-drive-safely-winter-weather-conditions <div>Officials with the Illinois Department of Transportation, State Police and city of Peoria are reminding motorists to drive safely as winter weather approaches.</div><div> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 18:55:32 +0000 Denise Molina 14794 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Motorists urged to drive safely in winter weather conditions State seeks public input on multi-year road, bridge plan http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-seeks-public-input-multi-year-road-bridge-plan <p></p><div>The state’s next transportation plan through 2020 is open for public input. The multi-modal plan was on display and open to the public Monday at the I-Dot District 4 office. Maureen Addis is a program development engineer with I-DOT. &nbsp;She says it’s important for the public to weigh-in on future road and bridge projects:</div><p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 01:17:13 +0000 Alex Rusciano 12029 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State seeks public input on multi-year road, bridge plan Governor signs bill paving the way for 3rd Chicago-area airport http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/governor-signs-bill-paving-way-3rd-chicago-area-airport <div>Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill Thursday authorizing the Illinois Department of Transportation to move forward on building a 3rd Chicago-area Airport in Peotone. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Touting it as a job creator, the Governor says the construction phase will employ more than 11-thousand workers, and the operational airport will put more than 14-thousand people to work.&nbsp;</span></div><p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 11:23:42 +0000 Heather Claborn 9465 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Governor signs bill paving the way for 3rd Chicago-area airport Closings, Cancelations, and Winter Weather Updates http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/closings-cancelations-and-winter-weather-updates <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.15;">Updated January 28, 5:55 A.M.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; font-style: italic; vertical-align: baseline;">Here are the latest weather updates from the Peoria Public Radio Newsroom</span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline;">.</span></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wind Chill Warning</span></strong></p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 12:24:31 +0000 WCBU Staff 4614 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Closings, Cancelations, and Winter Weather Updates Gov. Quinn not ready to back raising the speed limit http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gov-quinn-not-ready-back-raising-speed-limit <p></p><div>This week, Senators gave their okay to raising the speed limit on Illinois highways, but Governor Pat Quinn isn't so sure. IPR’S Amanda Vinicky reports.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Drivers could legally put the pedal to the metal a BIT more under a measure recently approved by the state Senate. Cars could go 70 miles an hour on most interstates and </span>tollways<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, rather than 65.</span></div><div> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 11:44:45 +0000 Denise Molina 4612 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Gov. Quinn not ready to back raising the speed limit Motorists urged to avoid flooded roads http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/motorists-urged-avoid-flooded-roads <p></p><div>More than a dozen road and bridge closures remain in effect as showers and thunderstorms continue to hit central Illinois. Some of the roads considered impassable include Illinois 8 and 116 in Peoria and Knox Counties, 13-miles of Illinois Route 26 in Woodford County and Edwards and Farmington Roads just outside Peoria. Brian Williamsen is the IDOT spokesman for District 4.</div><div> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 17:37:18 +0000 Denise Molina 4199 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Motorists urged to avoid flooded roads 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 High speed rail finish date still on time http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/high-speed-rail-finish-date-still-time <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; ">&nbsp;</p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 20:48:54 +0000 Tanya Koonce 3495 at http://peoriapublicradio.org High speed rail finish date still on time