(Peoria, IL) As part of the city’s North University Street (Pioneer Parkway – Townline Road) Improvement Project, University Street northbound traffic from Pioneer Parkway to Luthy Drive will be shifted to the new northbound lanes beginning Thursday, September 12th. Only northbound traffic will be allowed on University Street from Pioneer Parkway to Townline Road. The west side of the University Street and Altorfer Drive intersection will be closed to all traffic. Access to businesses on the east end of West Altorfer Drive will be from North Harker Drive. Access to local businesses will be maintained at all times.
Motorists are urged to use extreme caution in construction zones. Detour routes will be marked.
For more information, see the attached media release and detour map here: 9.10.19 MEDIA RELEASE – University Street
Please contact the city of Peoria’s Project Engineer Emily Ambroso at (309) 494-8800 if you have questions regarding this project closure. The city of Peoria Public Works Department appreciates the public’s patience as we make this important roadway improvement.