Quinn announces more than $7.5 million in projects across central Illinois

By WEEK Reporter

Quinn announces more than $7.5 million in projects across central Illinois

July 18, 2013 Updated Jul 18, 2013 at 11:35 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- More road construction will soon be starting up in central Illinois.

On Thursday, Governor Pat Quinn announced more than $7.5 million in capital investments for construction projects in Marshall, Stark, Tazewell and Woodford Counties.

The projects will be administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation and include:

Tazewell County: A bridge carrying eastbound Illinois Route 116 over Ten Mile Creek north of Illinois Route 26 will be replaced.

Tazewell County: A bridge carrying Illinois Route 9 over Mud Creek about 2.5 miles west of Mackinaw will be replaced.

Tazewell County: Joint repairs and patching on U.S. Route 24/Illinois Route 9 from Wesley Road to Rusche Street in Creve Coeur.

Woodford Counties: Concrete patching on Interstate 39 from the McLean to the LaSalle County lines.

Stark County: Rehabilitation of a triple box culvert just west of Speer over Mud Run.

Stark County: Work on County Highway 21 will be completed, including milling, resurfacing, shoulder construction, guard rail installation, and other items from the east limits of Bradford to the Bureau County line.

Marshall County: Sidewalk repair and surface maintenance along Illinois Route 117 from south of Toluca to the Illinois Route 17 junction.