Traffic Information

Mar 22, 2017

Through June 30th

Routine bridge inspections are causing intermittent lane closures on the Cedar Street Bridge over the Illinois River.


Through June 28th

Overnight lane closures are underway for striping work in Peoria and Tazewell Counties. The intermittent lane closures between 6p.m. and 6 a.m. are scheduled for Route 24 in Bartonville, between Pfeiffer Road and Kickapoo Creek, I-74 in Peoria and East Peoria, the War Memorial Drive and Illinois Route 29 interchange west of the McClugage Bridge and Knoxville Avenue between War Memorial Drive and IL 6.


Reopening before June 30th

Shady Knolls Drive at Meadow Avenue in East Peoria is expected to

open to traffic before the end of the month. It was closed in early May due to erosion and culvert damage aggravated by heavy rain.

Traffic is being detoured to Bittersweet Drive and South Pleasant Hill Road.


Through June 30th

The northbound lane of Knoxville Ave is closed from Prospect to Mount Hawley Rds. Traffic coming from Mt. Hawley Rd to Knoxville is also restricted to northbound traffic only. The closure is expected to last three to four weeks to make storm water repairs. Motorists can use West Giles Lane for access to Mount Hawley Rd.


Through mid-July

Intermittent lane closures in both directions of I-74 will be in effect between Exit 54 near Knoxville and Exit 88 in Peoria for a guardrail replacement project.


Through July

The Sheridan Road and McClure Avenue intersection are closed as part of Sheridan Road Improvement Project. The closure is expected to last until the end of July, weather permitting.


Through August 16th

South Folkers Ave. in Peoria is closed to North and Southbound traffic between W. Fremont and W. Latrobe for road repairs. Detour signs are posted.


Until August

Intermittent lane closures in both directions of I-74 will be in effect at the Heinz Lane, Thousand Dollar Road, IL-78, Knox Station Road, and Knox Road bridges for bridge painting. The lane closures will be in effect at one location at a time.


Through Summer  

Sheridan Road in Peoria is closed at the creek at Richmond Avenue for bridge replacement. Motorist are asked to follow the posted detour sign or use alternate routes.


Through October

Trivoli Road between Todd School Road and Glasford-Canton Road is closed to all traffic for construction of a new bridge crossing at East Branch Copperas Creek. The construction is about half a mile north of Glasford-Canton Road. Detour signs posted.


Through November

Work on the Harvard Avenue Project in Peoria is expected to continue now through the end of November, weather permitting. The road will be closed to through traffic from Shady Oak Drive to Purdue Street. A northbound only lane will remain open for local residents.


Through November   

One lane will be closed in both directions of I-74 between the Spoon River and IL-78 for resurfacing, shoulder widening and drainage work.


Through November

Traffic on the Shade-Lohmann Bridge going over the Illinois River is being shifted through November. Both directions of I-474 traffic will use the eastbound span of the bridge - with one lane in each direction. A barrier wall will remain in place. The shift is necessary for steel repairs and bridge maintenance. // I-DOT urges motorists to slow down and use caution through all work zones.



North Dries Lane from West Gilbert Avenue to West Willcox Avenue in Peoria is closed for reconstruction.


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