roads http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria to name intersection after Ray LaHood http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-name-intersection-after-ray-lahood <p>The City of Peoria is naming the Main and Monroe Street intersection after one of its most notable residents. The naming will honor former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood next week.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 22:56:17 +0000 Alex Rusciano 14139 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria to name intersection after Ray LaHood Quinn touts state funding for area road projects http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/quinn-touts-state-funding-area-road-projects <p></p><div>The City of Peoria is getting more than $500,000 from the state for area road improvement projects. &nbsp;Governor Pat Quinn made the announcement during a stop in Peoria Saturday. The funding is part of more than $5 million in the state&rsquo;s latest Illinois Jobs Now program. Peoria City Manager Patrick Urich says the funding becomes even more important to road building and maintenance amid declining motor-fuel-tax revenues:</div><p> Sat, 28 Sep 2013 17:21:28 +0000 Alex Rusciano 12624 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Quinn touts state funding for area road projects 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 Area road project changes http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/area-road-project-changes <p></p><div>The Illinois Department of Transportation is suspending non-emergency roadwork to help with traffic flow during the holiday week. &nbsp;I-DOT says the roadwork suspension will last through Sunday.&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 23:37:29 +0000 Alex Rusciano 8328 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Area road project changes Quinn aims to improve roads http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/quinn-aims-improve-roads <p></p><div>Illinois will invest nearly 13 billion dollars on highways, bridges and other transportation projects under a plan the Governor unveiled Wednesday.<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>As IPR’s Amanda Vinicky reports the bulk of that spending will go toward fixing roads, not building new ones. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</div><p></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 21:03:51 +0000 Deborah Oldenkamp 4154 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Quinn aims to improve roads