Public Works Department

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    N Molleck Drive to close at W Forrest Hill Avenue to W Woodhill Lane for pavement repairs

    Beginning on Monday, February 6, N Molleck Drive will be closed between W Forrest Hill Avenue and W Woodhill Lane for concrete pavement repairs. This closure is scheduled to last until the morning of Thursday, February 9, weather permitting. Read on...
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    Sidewalk and ADA 2022 ADDENDUM 2

    RE: Addendum #2 for the Sidewalk & Curb Ramps, 2022 project The following shall be considered part of the Contract documents. Sidewalk and ADA 2022 ADDENDUM 2
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    Adv For Bids - Native Plants, Walking Paths, Accessible Entrance at Public Works

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received at the Office of the City Engineer, Public Works Facility, 3505 N. Dries Lane, Peoria, Illinois, until 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 23, 2023. Read on...
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    PCI Update 2023 RFP Addendum 1

    The following shall be considered part of the Request for Proposal (RFP). Read on...
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    Sidewalk and ADA 2022 ADDENDUM 1

    RE: Addendum #1 for the Sidewalk & Curb Ramps, 2022 project The following shall be considered part of the Contract documents. REVISED BID DOCUMENT (Issued with this Addendum): Read on...
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    Knoxville Ave. lane closures starting Tuesday, Jan. 24 between War Memorial Dr. and Orchard Pl.

    Daytime lane closures for tree removal and sanitary sewer work will start Tuesday, Jan. 24 Read on...
  7. Adv for Bids - Sidewalk and ADA 2022

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received at the Office of the City Engineer, Public Works Facility, 3505 N. Dries Lane, Peoria, Illinois, until 2:00 pm Tuesday February 7, 2023. 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.