Driving on Lake Pleasant Parkway may be a challenge over the next few months.
On Monday, Jan. 11, the city of Peoria Streets Division and its contractor, Nesbitt Contracting, began an asphalt mill and overlay project on Lake Pleasant Parkway between Beardsley Road and 95th Avenue.
There will be road closures on Lake Pleasant Parkway over three months as part of this project. Detour signage will be in place to direct travelers around the closures.
The tentative phasing schedule:
•Phase 1: Jan. 11-16—Northbound Lake Pleasant Parkway will be closed from Beardsley Road to 83rd Avenue.
•Phase 2: Jan. 18-22—Southbound Lake Pleasant Parkway will be closed from Beardsley Road to 83rd Avenue.
•Phase 3: Jan. 25-30—Eastbound Lake Pleasant Parkway will be closed 95th Avenue to 83rd Avenue.
•Phase 4: Feb. 1-6—Westbound Lake Pleasant Parkway will be closed from 83rd Avenue to 91st Avenue.
•Phase 5: Feb. 8-13—Westbound Lake Pleasant Parkway will be closed from 91st Avenue to 95th Avenue.
•Phase 6: Feb. 20-21—Lake Pleasant Parkway and 83rd Avenue intersection will be closed.
•Feb. 22-March 5—Utilities will be raised and the roadway re-striped with alternating lane restrictions.