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Archive for the ‘Public Works’ Category

Northside Business Park TIF District Sees Upgrades

Smoother walkways are coming to the North Valley. In an effort to spur redevelopment, workers will continue to reconstruct one mile of infrastructure within the Northside Business Park. Picking back up from where they left off last fall – crews will make sidewalk, driveway and curb and gutter improvements along four side streets between Adams and […]

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Traffic Signal Repair on Knoxville Ave. Set for March 24

Traffic Signal Repair on Knoxville Ave. Set for March 24

Drivers to encounter minor delays in work zone   PEORIA – March 22, 2020 – Electricians with the Peoria Public Works Department will upgrade the traffic signal cabinet at the intersection of Knoxville Avenue at Giles Lane on Wednesday, March 24, weather permitting. The work will entail replacing an older traffic signal cabinet […]

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Winter Weather Planning: Snow Update – February 19, 8:15 a.m.

February 19, 2021 | 8:15 a.m. Peoria Public Works Snow Fighters are finished plowing residential side streets and alleys. Today, Friday, February 19, crews will revert to filling potholes and making snow prep efforts in advance of Sunday’s forecast snowfall. The storm system Sunday and Sunday night […]

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Single Digit Temps Serve as Reminder to Residents

Single Digit Temps Serve as Reminder to Residents

Be informed and prepared; updated winter webpage provides information and resources This week’s single digit temperatures, negative wind chills and weekend snow forecast serve as a reminder of the need for accurate information and up to date community resources.  Peoria Public Works has a newly revised winter weather planning webpage that provides just that – an abundance of information and resources for those in need of help […]

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Storm Debris Stacking Up: Weekend Work Yields Piles of Waste

Storm Debris Stacking Up: Weekend Work Yields Piles of Waste

City’s Public Works team continues collection efforts week of Jan. 11        Last week’s collection of storm debris has taken the piles of brush, limbs and branches at the Dries Lane and Darst Street facilities to new heights. Over the January 9-10 weekend, Public Works crews easily collected approximately 250 truckloads of storm debris throughout Peoria neighborhoods. Altogether workers collected waste […]

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Storm Debris Collection to Begin Friday, Jan. 8 – Track Your Route via New Interactive Web Map 

Storm Debris Collection to Begin Friday, Jan. 8 – Track Your Route via New Interactive Web Map 

City’s Public Works team to cover cleanup efforts; provide unique services following winter weather    PEORIA – January 7, 2021 – Storm debris collection will begin on Friday, January 8, continue through the weekend and into next week following numerous reports of downed trees, limbs/branches throughout the city of Peoria. The damages are a […]

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Public Works Snow Fighters Transitioning to Storm Cleanup Efforts  

City to provide storm debris cleanup following week of winter weather events   PEORIA – January 4, 2021 – The city of Peoria Public Works Department is receiving numerous calls and concerns about storm debris on private properties following the past week’s extreme winter weather events.     Ice buildup on trees […]

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No Trash or Recycling Collection on Christmas or New Year’s Day 

Temporary service changes due to holidays  PEORIA – December 22, 2020 – The holidays will impact trash and recycling collection this week and next. The City’s trash hauler, Peoria Disposal Company (PDC) will not pick up trash or recycling on Christmas Day, Friday, December 25 or New Year’s Day, Friday, January 1. This will not affect routes earlier in […]

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Peoria Riverfront Park Prairie Grass to Undergo Needed Maintenance

Peoria Riverfront Park Prairie Grass to Undergo Needed Maintenance

   Public Works to partner with volunteers to mow grass; remove invasive shrubs       PEORIA – December 17, 2020 – More than an acre of native, Illinois prairie grass gracing the banks of the Illinois River near Constitution Garden will get a makeover in the coming days. Starting Thursday, […]

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Consent Decree Information to Address Ongoing Combined Sewer Overflow Issues

The City hosted a virtual press conference on Thursday, December 10 regarding the Consent Decree and the ongoing Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO)issues. This decree details the agreement with United States Environmental Protection Agency and Greater Peoria Sanitary District (GPSD) to implement a Green-Infrastructure-based solutions to reduce CSOs. The Consent […]

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