Peoria County announces Smithville Road closure

By WEEK Reporter

Peoria County announces Smithville Road closure

April 11, 2013 Updated Apr 11, 2013 at 11:34 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Peoria County annouced Thursday that beginning April 15, Smithville Road will be closed to all traffic at the bridge located approximately 1.5 miles east of the Smithville Road and Trivoli Road intersection for bridge construction.

Construction is expected to last until mid-September. A detour route will be in place along adjacent County roads.

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Peoria County Highway Department requests motorists avoid the area. For more information, call the Highway Department at 697-6400.