Allen Road

Peoria motorists can expect significant traffic delays on Allen Road Wednesday. The thoroughfare between Carriage Lane and Pioneer Parkway will be reduced to one lane beginning at 7:00 a.m. for a signal mast installation.

Kristin McHugh

Reconstruction of Peoria’s Allen Road-Willow Knolls Drive intersection is expected to begin next month. City officials unveiled the preferred plan at a public meeting Wednesday night. It involves new signals, reconfiguration of medians, new sidewalks and a bike path. City engineer Bill Lewis says a roundabout was considered for the aging intersection, but a public survey overwhelmingly favored traffic signals.

Townline Road to undergo construction

Jun 30, 2014

A major artery between Allen Road and University Street is getting a makeover.

Allen-Alta Intersection gets disaster relief

Jun 11, 2013
Tom Hunt / WCBU

Some people are reportedly frustrated that work hasn’t started on the Alta-Allen Road Intersection repair. The culverts under the road essentially collapsed, and the road gave way during the April Flood. 

Outside The Horseshoe - May 14, 2013

May 14, 2013
Tom Hunt / WCBU

Road projects in the Northern and Southern parts of Peoria are the topic of tonight’s OUTSIDE THE HORSESHOE. Newly seated council members Denise Moore, and Casey Johnson join us for the show along with Interim Peoria Public Works Director Jeff Smith. The show aired on 89.9 WCBU, Peoria Public Radio at 6:00p.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2013 before the live broadcast of the Peoria City Council meeting. Join us the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month on 89.9fm for OUTSIDE THE HORSESHOE and the live broadcast of Peoria City Council meetings.