IDOT announces route designation changes

By WEEK Reporter

IDOT announces route designation changes

August 8, 2012 Updated Aug 8, 2012 at 12:14 PM CDT

PEORThe Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announces that crews are in the process of changing the route designation signs along US 24 and IL 29 in Peoria and East Peoria.

A recent jurisdictional transfer resulted in the following changes:

·         US 24

o   US 24 will now travel across the Shade-Lohmann Bridge (I-474) from Bartonville and will connect with IL 29 in North Pekin

o   US 24 will travel northeast through East Peoria and will continue to the US 150 and IL116 interchange, and then go east through Washington

o   US 24 will no longer travel through Peoria

·         IL 29

o   IL 29 will now travel across the Murray Baker Bridge (I-74) from East Peoria and will connect with Adams Street in Peoria

o   IL 29 will no longer travel through Washington Street in Peoria