Stormwater Utility to Fund Retaining Wall and Storm Sewer Repairs
A Peoria Public Works contractor, Stark Excavating, Inc. is addressing a failing retaining wall and storm sewers the week of November 16. Work began near the intersection of North Prospect Road and North Humboldt Avenue and should be completed mid-December, weather pending. Traffic Changes Daytime…
Drainage Assistance Program Aids in Stormwater Improvements
Property owners and City benefit from infrastructure improvement partnership The Private Property Drainage Assistance (PPDA) program is closing out the year after awarding more than $116,000 in assistance to nearly two dozen grant recipients. Throughout 2020, these property owners completed projects that helped resolve various private stormwater infrastructure issues. …
The Silver Lining to Record Rainfall
On the last weekend of September, record rainfall besieged Peoria. Over a three-day period, the National Weather Service estimated that over four inches fell on the city. Unofficial reports in some areas of the city were as much as seven inches on Friday, September 27….
Addition of New Street Sweepers
Introducing Peoria’s first permeable paver street sweeper! Thanks to new equipment, we can keep the debris from streets from polluting our storm system.
Oak Cliff Ct. Culvert Rehab
To prevent a future sinkhole, we will strengthen two corrugated pipes on Oak Cliffe Ct. and address erosion. Construction will begin in 2018.
Lyndale Retaining Wall
The Lyndale retaining wall project is in the design phase. Our goal is to build a new wall to preserve the stability of the road.