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Road buckles on Route 6, causing flat tire for at least one

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PEORIA (WEEK) -- The road buckled across two lanes of traffic Tuesday evening.

The Chillicothe Community Fire Protection District posted to Facebook around 8:15 PM that the pavement buckled on northbound Illinois Route 6 near the Knoxville exit.

The buckle stretched across both lanes of traffic.

IDOT and Illinois State Police have both been notified of the issue.

A Peoria Police dispatcher says at least one driver experienced a flat tire due to the buckled road.

If you want to file a claim for pothole or property damage on a state road, call IDOT's central bureau of claims at 217-782-6263.

Sheridan Swathwood

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