Aug 22

MLB Releases 2020 Spring Training Schedules

Posted on August 22, 2019 at 9:45 AM by Adam Rosen

Major League Baseball announced the 2020 spring training schedules for the Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues. All 14 Cactus League Teams will play in Peoria in 2020, including the Chicago Cubs on Monday, Feb. 24, San Francisco Giants on Thursday, Feb. 27, and Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, March 13.

The San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners kick off the spring season on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Peoria Sports Complex, matching up against each other for the first game. The 2020 regular season begins for the Mariners and Padres on March 26. 
Aug 22

Peoria Applies to be Named Bicycle Friendly Community

Posted on August 22, 2019 at 9:44 AM by Adam Rosen

Peoria has applied to the League of American Bicyclist to be recognized as a Bicycle Friendly Community. Since the creation of the Bicycle Friendly Community Program in 1995 by the League of American Bicyclists, 464 communities have earned the Bicycle Friendly Community distinction and nearly 100 are honorable mention communities.

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Aug 22

Construction for Happy Valley Parkway Widening Project Begins

Posted on August 22, 2019 at 9:40 AM by Adam Rosen

Construction and lane restrictions will begin in September for the Happy Valley Parkway Widening Project. The construction will be on Happy Valley Road to Lake Pleasant Parkway and Loop 303.

Improvements include new curb and gutter; extension and connection of all existing sidewalks and multi-use trails along Happy Valley; traffic signal improvements at 115th Avenue and 100th Lane; a connection to Lake Pleasant Pavilion Shopping Center; landscape improvements; and pavement microseal and restriping for six lanes of traffic.

In addition, the Agua Fria Bridge will be widened to accommodate of six lanes of traffic, a median barrier, and a 12-foot, multi-use path behind separation barriers for pedestrians and bicyclists. The project is expected to be completed in fall 2020.

For project information, contact the project hotline at 602-532-6250.