Interstate 74

Tim Shelley / WCBU

Expect bridge construction to be a constant in the Peoria area over the next few years.

Eureka-Goodfield Fire Protection District

One person is dead after a semi tractor-trailer struck another semi broke down on the side of Interstate 74 on Wednesday afternoon.

Illinois State Police

A semi tractor-trailer transporting a load of ramen noodles overturned Wednesday night near Morton.

PEORIA -- A group of young professionals want the Murray Baker Bridge to shine at night again.


The driver whose semi-truck collided with a school bus on Interstate 74 last month was not intoxicated at the time of the crash.

Edward Kimmel/flickr

A Peoria woman died Monday night following an accident on Interstate 74 near Carlock. Family members confirm 72-year-old Marcia Gaffney was killed just after 6:10 p.m.

I-74 Crash Injures E. Peoria Motorist

Apr 10, 2018
IDOT District 4

A semi carrying a combine failed to make it under the overpass at Pinecrest Drive on Interstate 74 Monday evening. The semi was traveling eastbound about 6:30 when it struck the overpass. Debris from the combine struck the 2003 Ford pickup truck traveling behind the semi and flatbed.

Hundreds of people lined the streets in central Illinois to honor an Illinois State Police trooper who died in a vehicle crash.

Friends are remembering an Illinois State Police trooper who died in a vehicle crash as a hard worker and good-hearted man.

Interstate-74 Project in Morton Complete

Oct 27, 2016
Tanya Koonce

IDOT says the lengthy Interstate 74 project in Morton is complete.

Interstate 74 is now three lanes in each direction from Pleasant Hill Road to Morton avenue. The 1-55 interchange is also reconfigured to improve access to Morton Ave and that community. Morton Mayor Ron Rainson says thank you doesn’t seem like enough:

The Moline City Council has given final approval to selling the city's historic train depot for $500 to the Illinois Department of Transportation, which plans to demolish the 115-year-old building.  

Road cosntruction season ahead

Mar 25, 2015

 With Spring comes a new road construction season. The Morton Interstate-74 Construction Zone is expected to be active again by early April.