PEORIA – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that westbound Illinois 116 in East Peoria at Mariners Way will be reduced to one lane starting Tuesday, July 24, daily from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Work in this area will continue until the end of August.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.

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