An estimated $28 million project that includes the reconstruction of the largest runway and removal of another at Quincy Regional Airport is taking another step forward.
A series of summer projects are boosting traffic safety and access in the Hannibal area, including a comprehensive project born from community input wrapping up near New London and bridge improvements in the Taylor area.
The Quincy Regional Airport will see more than $1.111 million for new equipment and runway improvements through a federal grant.
A two-block stretch of Ohio Street is the focus of a multi-phase infrastructure project set to begin in coming weeks. The project, between 20th and 22nd streets, will use funds from the sale of municipal bonds.
It has taken more than a year of planning, public forums, surveys and committee meetings, but the city of Quincy is one step closer to having an updated Regional Transportation Plan.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Thursday that the state was awarding $1.55 million to three airports, including $500,000 for reconstruction of a runway at Quincy Regional Airport.
A portion of State Street will close to through traffic next week as crews repair the bridge carrying the road over Mill Creek.
Enplanements at Quincy Regional Airport are slowly on the upswing after bottoming out in April when just 72 people flew from the airport.