Public Works Department

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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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    Upcoming Construction Project List 2024

    This list contains the 2024 upcoming projects and projected timeframes they will go out to bid. Bidding opportunities will typically be advertised 21 days before the bid opening. This list will be updated periodically as project schedules may change. Read on...
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    Lane restrictions to go into effect on Nebraska Avenue starting Monday, Dec. 11

    Utility potholing between Knoxville and Wisconsin avenues for light project to begin Monday, December 11. Read on...
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    Yard waste, recycling, and trash customer satisfaction survey available to Peoria residents

    A satisfaction survey for the City’s solid waste hauler, GFL, is available through December. Read on...
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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...

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.

Operations

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.

Engineering

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.