Emergency crews started working on Mattis Avenue Tuesday. So far, they scraped off the top layer of asphalt. After crews finish taking off the top layer, they plan to put down a smooth layer this week.
Drivers say they're happy to see progress. Workers will perform the same process on parts of Springfield Avenue and I-74 in Piatt and DeWitt counties. IDOT requested emergency funds, but if those don't come in, they'll move money around to pay for it.
Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.