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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Eastbound lane closure set for McClugage Bridge

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From IDOT: The right lane of eastbound U.S. 150 on the McClugage Bridge over the Illinois River will close Tuesday, October19 to place concrete barrier wall segments. The closure should last one day. Motorists can expect delays.

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Open burning season Oct. 15 - Nov. 30

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Open burning of dry yard waste is allowed Friday, October 15 through Tuesday, November 30. Those burning brush must follow the rules, including only burning during daylight hours when it is not windy. Burning is prohibited during the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Survey crews conducting flood risk study

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District, Illinois Department of Natural Resources - Office of Water Resources, and Illinois State Water Survey have partnered to examine Illinois River flood risk, and are conducting elevation surveys in Tazew...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Enter FOLEPI Queen Pageant

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Entry forms are available for the 2021 Festival of Lights Queen Pageant. The queen will reign over the 2021 Festival of Lights, win a $1,000 college scholarship and make appearances at community events in 2022.

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Run in the holidays at FOLEPI River Trail Classic

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For those on the run during the holidays, enter the Festival of Lights' 31st FOLEPI River Trail Classic, set for Saturday, November 27. A pizza party follows the 4-mile competitive run and 2-mile non-competitive walk.

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

I-74 ramp closures at Pinecrest Drive

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From IDOT: The ramps from Pinecrest Drive to eastbound Interstate 74 and from westbound I-74 to Pinecrest in East Peoria are closed for the reconstruction of Pinecrest Drive and portions of the ramps. The work is expected to last through approximately mid...

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