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East Main Street

T.J. Carson

A major road project in Galesburg that's been delayed several times is being pushed back again.  Construction of the East Main Street underpass was supposed to begin last summer, but bid openings have been postponed several times and were pushed back again this week.

Galesburg Underpass Project Delayed

Mar 13, 2015
City of Galesburg

City leaders announced that the East Main Street Underpass Project will now have a projected start date of January 2016.

It was originally scheduled to begin in August of this year.

Rich Egger

Galesburg will hold an open house on July 24 to present design concepts for a short stretch of East Main Street.

City of Galesburg

The East Main Street underpass in Galesburg will contain many of the same aesthetic features as the recently completed overpass on West Main Street.