4:06 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Some road closures at Main/University start Friday

Main Street from University to Elmwood will be closed to all traffic starting Friday. It’s expected to last for one week while crews work on installing a water main at the Main and University intersection.  Current lane closures on southbound University remain in effect. 

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6:10 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Lane closures expected following water main break

Illinois American Water is planning to repair parts of the road damaged by this week’s water main break on North East Jefferson. Lane closures are expected later this week to achieve the road work.  Crews have finished repairs on the 30-inch transmission pipe following the water main break at Jefferson and Abington Streets. 

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9:57 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

City shares details, timeline on Main/University project

City of Peoria officials say they hope the Main and University intersection project finishes by mid-May. That was the estimated timeline shared with more than 50 people at a public meeting yesterday.

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Outside the Horseshoe
5:13 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Outside the Horseshoe - November 12, 2013

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.  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.  City officials have also found quicker route options for those many, many vehicles that pass through the intersection daily.
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11:35 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Peoria officials hear input on Main and University changes

More than 150 people gathered at a public meeting at Bradley University to give input on the University/Main intersection.
Credit Alex Rusciano/Peoria Public Radio

More than 150 people attended a public meeting Thursday night to hash out the future of the Main and University intersection.  Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:
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11:18 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Peoria looks to redo Main/University, cuts proposed deficit

Credit Daryl Scott/Peoria Public Radio

The City of Peoria could delay some road projects to completely redo the University and Main intersection following a water main break last week.  City Manager Patrick Urich says the city will set up a public meeting with area business owners, Bradley University officials and neighborhood associations to discuss ways to improve the intersection.  He says the recent water main break highlights the need to talk about the future of Main and University:

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3:45 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Main and University water line repairs could last weeks

Crews work to repair a water main break at Main and University in Peoria, on Friday September 6th, 2013.
Credit Daryl Scott/Peoria Public Radio

Traffic delays could last a few more weeks at Main and University following a water main break.  Illinois American Water says the intersection is reduced to right-hand turns and one lane traffic in each direction. Detour routes are posted and drivers are also encouraged to avoid the area if possible.  Illinois American water says the road will be fully repaired in the next few weeks

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