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TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews working to fix water main break in Peoria

PEORIA - UPDATE Aug. 9 

The road will continue to be closed until Tuesday morning Aug 14. Detours will be in place. Road is planned to be reopened by Tuesday afternoon.

UPDATE 10:52 a.m.

To repair the water main break, Illinois American Water is installing about 10 feet of new water main.

The work will be completed by the end of the day. Water service is expected to be restored this afternoon.

Impacted customers include Bradley University and one residential customer. These customers have been notified of the impact and resulting boil water order once water service is restored.

After the water main installation is completed, road restoration will begin. 

UPDATE 6:55 a.m.

Illinois American Water says crews are making critical repairs to a 12-inch water main that broke this morning. Less than 25 customers are expected to be impacted.

They hope to open at least one lane to traffic soon.

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Main St. is closed in both directions from N. Glenwood Ave. to N. Farmington Rd.

The closure is due to a water main break.

Illinois American Water says the road should reopen sometime later this morning.

This story will be updated.


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