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Water main break reported in Peoria

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UPDATE (4:50 p.m.) -- A section of Sheridan Road in Peoria will have lane closures for the rest of the week due to the water main break.

That section is between War Memorial Drive and West Florence Avenue in the southbound lane.

A spokesperson with Illinois American Water said the leak is expected to be repaired by Thursday evening.

It may not be until the weekend before the roadway is fully reopened.


UPDATE (8:20 a.m.) -- A spokesperson with Illinois American Water says a traffic lane on North Sheridan Road between War Memorial and West Florence will reopen as soon as possible due to water main repairs.

Once repairs are completed, all excavated areas will be resorted as soon as possible, according to IAW's press release.


PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) -- The Peoria Police Department tell 25 News that a water main has broke near the intersection of War Memorial Drive and Sheridan Road in Peoria.

At this time, there are no roads closed or blocked off.

It is unclear how many customers have been impacted.

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