Public Works Department

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    City Launches Updated Peoria Cares Customer Service Portal and App

    The city of Peoria has partnered with SeeClickFix to announce an updated Peoria Cares request platform Read on...
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    Combined Sewer Overflow Alert from the City of Peoria

    Rainfall in the City of Peoria has caused a combined sewer overflow into the Illinois River recently from one or more of the locations shown on the map located here. Read on...
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    Westbrook Drive to close at Glen Avenue between War Memorial and University

    Westbrook Drive and Glen Avenue intersection set to close on Monday, March 27 Read on...
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    Temporary signs placed in the right-of-way set to be removed

    Signs illegally placed in the right-of-way will be removed starting Wednesday, March 22. Read on...
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    Glen Avenue to reclose to traffic to finish reconstruction project between Knoxville and Sheridan

    Remaining reconstruction work on Glen Avenue between Knoxville Avenue and Sheridan Road will begin again on Monday, March 20. Read on...
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    Temporary signs placed in the right-of-way to be moved

    Signs placed in the right-of-way should be moved as soon as possible. Read on...
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    Yard waste collection resumes Monday, March 13

    Yard waste pick-up starts up again as spring arrives Read on...

Peoria Public Works is dedicated to improving the quality of the City's infrastructure.

Public Works strives to plan, design, build, maintain, and operate public infrastructure in a manner that respects historical architecture, the community, and the environment while preserving the City's assets for succeeding generations.


The Operations Division is responsible for the maintenance of the City's 493 miles of streets, 80 miles of alleyways, and 9,000 storm sewer inlets. Operations provides snow removal services and cultivates the City's forestry landscape.

Operations also encompasses traffic control, traffic signs, and road striping.


The Engineering Division leads the planning and development of the annual Community Investment Plan Program, oversees the development of construction drawings, and monitors construction projects.

Engineering also oversees the stormwater utility, solid waste contract, the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Project, City facilities, Public Works GIS, and right-of-way permitting. The Engineering Division reviews plans for development projects to ensure compliance with City standards.

Finance, Administration, & Communications

The Finance, Administration, and Communications Division consists of the Public Works Director and administrative and communications staff. The division helps oversee the Department and helps provide direction and budget management.