Construction of the East Main Street underpass is the biggest road project scheduled to begin in Galesburg this year. But the city plans to tackle plenty of other projects too. One of those other projects will add a traffic signal at the intersection of Broad Street and Carl Sandburg Drive. Listen Listening The cost of the street projects will be covered through a bond paid off with cash generated by the city's capital utility tax.
Construction began in September, Construction of the Bickerdyke Bridge in Galesburg provided construction jobs. Credit T. Cold temperatures forced most of the bridge-opening ceremony to be held inside the First United Methodist Church on Kellogg Street. Supporters touted how the bridge would improve traffic flow, ease access to businesses, and help emergency vehicles.