Main and University

Peoria Public Radio News
1:35 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Peoria and AMT say Main and University project is not hurting safety

Erik Bush, V.P. of Strategy and Compliance at Advanced Medical Transport, gives a presentation on ambulance response times.
Credit Denise Molina-Weiger / Peoria Public Radio

Peoria city officials want to quell rumors that emergency response vehicles are having a tough time getting through the new Main and University intersection.

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Peoria Public Radio News
7:01 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Uplands Residents Association calling for traffic calming measures


The Uplands Residents Association is asking the city of Peoria to slow if not reduce traffic in their neighborhood.

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Peoria Public Radio News
7:22 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Main and U construction expands

Institute Street is closed for two weeks for construction of speed bumps starting Tuesday, April 8.

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Peoria Public Radio News
6:57 am
Wed October 9, 2013

Main and University intersection changes could take place this year

The Main and University intersection in Peoria could see initial redesign changes by the end of the year. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya Koonce reports a water-main break last month created an opportunity:

Peoria Public Works Director Mike Rogers says the options he’s recommending includes raising the intersection about six inches: think expanded speed bump, on-street parking that secures expanded sidewalk bump outs at the corners, and diagonal pedestrian crossings:

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