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Seasonal Closures

The seasonal closing of public park restrooms will begin October 3rd.

Rock Island Greenway Asphalt

The Rock Island Greenway from Route 6 to Chanute Road will be closed for repaving on Monday, October 3 and Tuesday, October 4, weather permitting. This project will provide an asphalt overlay of the trail in this section.


Rock Island Trail Detour

Illinois American Water is performing a water main installation along and under the Rock Island Greenway from Knoxville Ave. to Prospect Rd. The trail will be closed from September 15- October 15. Please follow marked detour routes. If you have questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Illinois American Water at (309) 566-4146.


RiverPlex Pool Closure

This summer will bring another round of intense repair work that needs to be completed in the AquaPlex! The pool will be closed during these repairs.  We anticipate a re-opening in early October. The rest of the RiverPlex will remain open during this time.


Laura Bradley Park Sanitary District Project

The Greater Peoria Sanitary District has a project underway within Laura Bradley Park to repair a major sewer line serving the Uplands. Severe storms over the last few years have exposed and damaged the sewer pipe where it runs along and under Dry Run Creek. Several manholes are being replaced, and the sewer piping will be armored with concrete to protect the pipe from future storm damage.

Because the sewer pipe runs along the creek, there will be significant tree clearing needed to access the pipe. The Greater Peoria Sanitary District and the Peoria Park District regret the loss of these trees, but both agree that the consequences of this sewer failing would be a much greater public health issue.

This project is still in progress, so please be aware of construction traffic when walking or driving to the dog parks.


Detweiller Park South Road

Seasonal closure of the South Road at Detweiller Park will begin on Monday, November 22nd