Recent Project Updates
July 22, 2013: The time of the next public meeting on Tuesday, July 30, has been changed to 4:00pm.
July 18, 2013: The next construction meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, July 30 at
5pm 4pm. The meeting will be held at Dozer Park, located at Jefferson and Oak Streets. Guests should enter through the Administration Entrance doors on Oak Street. Parking is available in the Chiefs Staff/Player lot, accessible via the alley off Oak Street.
July 2, 2013: More detailed information regarding work areas and lane closures for July has been posted to our Construction page.
As part of the City of Peoria's plans to encourage new development in the Warehouse District, the City of Peoria was awarded a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) II grant program. The Warehouse District TIGER II project will not only rebuild the street network but also improve safety, accessibility and aesthetics for residents and businesses in the Warehouse District.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, with (from left) Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis, former Peoria Mayor Richard Carver, Illinois State Senator Dave Koehler, and Peoria Councilman Ryan Spain, speaks at the March 8, 2013 Warehouse District TIGER II Complete Streets and Washington Street Improvement Projects groundbreaking.
Concurrently, the City of Peoria is also performing the Washington Street Improvement Project, which aims to transform Washington Street into a safer, more attractive facility for motorists and pedestrians alike. The Washington Street Improvement Project extends from Hamilton Boulevard to MacArthur Highway through the Warehouse District and Business District of downtown Peoria.
The Warehouse District project area includes the Warehouse District TIGER II Complete Streets project on streets shown in blue and the Washington Street Improvement Project, shown in red. The Washington Street Improvement Project also extends further north to Main Street. For a larger view of the study area, click here. Imagery: Bing Maps.
VISSIM traffic model showing traffic flows and lane configurations through the Warehouse District following completion of the improvements.
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