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The Peoria Public Works Department is dedicated to improving the quality of the City’s far reaching infrastructure through best management practices and by providing high levels of customer service to business owners/operators, residents, and visitors alike.

The Department’s team strives to plan, design, build, maintain and operate public infrastructure in a manner that respects historical architecture, the community and environment while preserving the City’s assets for succeeding generations. The Department is made up of three divisions: Finance, Administration and Communications, Operations and Engineering.


3505 North Dries Lane
Peoria, Illinois 61604

Public Works (309) 494-8800
Peoria Cares (309) 494-2273


Rick Powers, Director
Finance, Shaun Schoonover
Administration, KJ Mathews
Communications, Nick McMillion

Andrea Klopfenstein, Deputy Director
Engineering Division

Sie Maroon, Deputy Director
Operations Division

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

fact-sheet-2020_1594995303.pdf fact-sheet-2020
07-17-2020-PW-terms_1594996557.pdf pw-terms-2020


Deerbrook-Drive-Meeting-101922_1664981340.pdf Deerbrook Drive Reconstruction Project – October 19, 2022
A follow-up meeting for the Deerbrook Drive Reconstruction Project is scheduled for 5:30 pm on Wednesday, October 19 at the Northminster Presbyterian Church, 10720 N. Knoxville Avenue. This meeting will review project design options.

Wisconsin Avenue Rehabilitation Project Meeting – September 29, 2022
The City of Peoria Department of Public Works will be hosting on-street demonstrations for the Wisconsin Avenue Rehabilitation Project from 3-6 pm on Thursday, September 29. These demonstrations will be held on Wisconsin Avenue near the intersections of Gift and Arcadia avenues. The City is requesting additional input from residents and property owners along the Wisconsin Avenue Corridor regarding the need for parking and the locations of sidewalks and a multi-use path. The proposed locations for a multi-use path and sidewalks will be marked to help visualize the improvements along the corridor.

Glen Avenue Reconstruction Project Meeting – September 28, 2022
The City of Peoria Department of Public Works will host an informational public meeting regarding the Glen Avenue Reconstruction Project at 5 pm on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at Concordia Lutheran School, 2000 W. Glen Avenue. This construction project will impact residents and businesses along Glen Avenue between W War Memorial Drive and N University Street.

Wisconsin Avenue Rehabilitation Project Meeting Information – July 20, 2022
The City of Peoria and the Department of Public Works would like to gather more input from citizens residing along Wisconsin Avenue between McClure and Forrest Hill avenues for the Wisconsin Avenue Rehabilitation Project. A public informational meeting regarding the rehabilitation project was held Wednesday, July 20 at the First English Lutheran Church, 725 E. Forrest Hill Avenue.

Below are the materials that were presented at the meeting:

Wisconsin-Ave-Brochure-English_1660141533.pdf Wisconsin Avenue Brochure – English
Wisconsin-Ave-Brochure-Spanish_1660141604.pdf Wisconsin Avenue Brochure – Spanish
Wisconsin-Ave-Concepts_1660141800.pdf Wisconsin Avenue Concepts
Wisconsin-Avenue-Presentation_1660141909.pdf Wisconsin Avenue Presentation
Wisconsin-Ave-Survey-English_1660142018.pdf Wisconsin Avenue Survey – English
Wisconsin-Ave-Survey-Spanish_1660142366.pdf Wisconsin Avenue Survey – Spanish

Deerbrook Drive Reconstruction Project Meeting Information – July 21, 2022
The Deerbrook Drive pavement condition is poor and requires construction improvements. Constructing porous pavement materials instead of traditional pavement materials will reduce the amount of runoff that is released into the ravines within the subdivision.

Pavement Preservation

Western Avenue Improvement (Lincoln to Adams)


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