Posted on: September 26, 2016

Cherry Street between Kimbrough and Holland to close for 21 days starting Oct. 3

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Starting Monday, Oct. 3, Cherry Street between Kimbrough and Holland avenues will be closed for up to 21 days for stormwater and signal improvements.

For more information, please contact Earl Wallace at 417-874-2163 or ewallace...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

St. Louis Street between Kimbrough Avenue and JQH Parkway closed until 9 p.m.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

St. Louis Street between Kimbrough Avenue and John Q. Hammons Parkway is closed until 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 to accommodate work by an AT&T contractor.

For more information, please contact Earl Wallace at 417-874-2163 or ew...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2016

Phelps Street to close west of Jefferson Avenue beginning Sept. 13

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Phelps Street will close west of Jefferson Avenue for up to 2 weeks beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13 to remove and replace the full depth street section.

Drivers are asked to use an alternate route while work is being completed on t...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2016

Water Street to close between Boonville Avenue and Jefferson Avenue beginning Sept. 12

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Water Street will close between Boonville Avenue and Jefferson Avenue for up to 6 weeks beginning Monday, Sept. 12 for sewer repair work.

The Water Street entrance to Founders Park will be closed during this time. The park is ...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Overnight closures for street surfacing work begin Aug. 29

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The following streets will be closed overnight beginning Monday, Aug. 29 through Thursday, Sept. 1 for milling and paving of the street surfaces:

  • East Division Street from North National Avenue to North Mayfair Avenue.
  • North N...
  • Read on...

    Posted on: August 29, 2016

    Catalpa Street at railroad crossing west of Kansas Expressway to close this week

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Catalpa Street at the MNA railroad crossing west of Kansas Expressway will be closed starting Tuesday, Aug. 30-Thursday, Sept. 1, weather permitting, to begin work for the replacement of the existing railroad crossing and roadway ...Read on...

    Posted on: August 26, 2016

    Southbound Holland Avenue, south of Madison Street, to close for sidewalk repairs Aug. 28-30

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Public Works will be repairing the sidewalk on the west side of Holland Avenue, south of Madison Street, beginning Sunday, Aug. 28 through Tuesday, Aug. 30 (weather permitting). The southbound lane of Holland Avenue will be close...Read on...

    Posted on: August 19, 2016

    Commercial Street to close for one month between Benton Avenue and Washington Avenue

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Commercial Street will be closed for approximately one month beginning Monday, Aug. 22 between Benton Avenue and Washington Avenue for street, storm sewer and sidewalk improvements associated with the Commercial Street Streetscape...Read on...

    Visit the streetscape project webpage.
    Posted on: August 19, 2016

    400 North Jefferson Avenue to close Aug. 22-26 for railroad crossing work

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    400 North Jefferson Avenue will be closed beginning 6 a.m., Monday, Aug. 22, until Friday, Aug. 26, weather permitting, at the Burlington Northern Sante Fe (BNSF) Railroad Crossing for the replacement of the road surface to the ra...Read on...

    Posted on: August 17, 2016

    Correction: Overnight closure for Grant Avenue Aug. 18-19

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Grant Avenue between College and Tampa streets will be closed overnight from 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, until 6 a.m. Friday, Aug.19 to allow City Utilities line crews to install new overhead power lines. Detours will be in place....Read on...

    Posted on: August 16, 2016

    Newly reconfigured roundabout at Central Street and Sherman Avenue to open beginning Aug. 17

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The City is opening the first part of the Central Pythian Corridor Improvement project with a newly reconfigured roundabout at Central Street and Sherman Avenue. It will be open to traffic beginning Wednesday, Aug. 17.

    Eventu...Read on...

    View the project webpage.
    Posted on: August 15, 2016

    Motorists: Slow down and watch for pedestrians as students head back to school

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    As Springfield Public Schools students head back to school Wednesday and area universities start their fall sessions in coming weeks, Public Works Traffic Engineering reminds drivers to slow down and watch for pedestrians.

    Scho...Read on...

    Posted on: August 10, 2016

    Expect southbound lane closures on National Avenue at Pythian Street Aug. 11

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The center and inside southbound lanes of National Avenue at Pythian Street will close beginning 5 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, until approximately 8 p.m. for utility work associated with the Central and Pythian Corridor Improvement Pr...Read on...

    View the project webpage.
    Posted on: August 9, 2016

    Commercial Street to close west of Washington Avenue Aug. 10

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Commercial Street will be closed west of Washington Avenue beginning 7 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 10 until 5 p.m. for the installation of a new storm sewer crossing. The work should be completed in one day, weather permitting.

    Plea...Read on...

    Visit the streetscape project webpage.
    Posted on: August 4, 2016

    South side of Commercial Street and Washington Avenue intersection to close Aug. 8

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The south side of the Commercial Street and Washington Avenue intersection will close for approximately three weeks (weather permitting) beginning Monday, Aug. 8 for utility and storm water improvements associated with the Commerc...Read on...

    Visit the streetscape project webpage.
    Posted on: July 26, 2016

    East Atlantic Street from Glenstone Avenue to North Avenue B to close July 28

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    East Atlantic Street from North Glenstone Avenue to North Avenue B will close to through traffic beginning 7 a.m. Thursday, July 28 through Wednesday, Aug. 3 for repaving work.

    This construction is part of the Atlantic and Gle...Read on...

    Posted on: July 22, 2016

    New right-turn lane design to be piloted at Battlefield and Campbell

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Springfield Public Works will test out the safety benefits of a new right-turn lane design with a pilot study at the intersection of Battlefield Road and Campbell Avenue beginning Tuesday, July 26.

    Crash history shows that mo...Read on...

    Posted on: July 14, 2016

    Commercial Street to close between Benton Avenue and Washington Avenue July 15

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Commercial Street will close between Benton Avenue and Washington Avenue beginning 7 a.m. Friday, July 15 for pavement removal associated with the Commercial Street Streetscape Phase 5 project.

    Two-way traffic will be resumed ...Read on...

    Visit the streetscape project webpage.
    Posted on: July 11, 2016

    Lane shift on Commercial Street between Benton Avenue and Washingon Avenue begins July 11

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Eastbound traffic along Commercial Street will experience a lane shift between Benton Avenue and Washington Avenue beginning Monday, July 11th for utility work associated with the Commercial Street Streetscape Phase 5 project.
    ...Read on...

    Visit the streetscape project webpage.
    Posted on: July 5, 2016

    Reminder: Northbound National Avenue to close south of Primrose Street July 5

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The City of Springfield's Public Works Department has given Trane Commercial Systems permission to close northbound National Avenue, south of the Primrose Street intersection, beginning at 10 p.m. Tuesday, July 5 for the replacem...Read on...

    Posted on: June 30, 2016

    Reverse-angle parking pilot on Commercial Street to begin July 9

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The City of Springfield Department of Public Works, in partnership with the Commercial Street community, will introduce reverse-angle parking to C-Street as an eight-week pilot beginning Saturday, July 9.

    Reverse-angle parking...Read on...

    View a reverse-angle parking demonstration video.
    Posted on: June 30, 2016

    Central Street between Clay Avenue and Hampton Avenue to close beginning July 5

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Central Street between Clay Avenue and Hampton Avenue will close for up to 45 days beginning Tuesday, July 5 for continuing work on the Central and Pythian Corridor Improvement Project located near the OTC campus.

    The interse...Read on...

    View the project webpage.
    Posted on: June 29, 2016

    Mt. Vernon Street from Orchard Crest Avenue to Suburban Avenue to close July 5

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Mt. Vernon Street between Orchard Crest Avenue and Suburban Avenue will close for four months beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 5 as crews continue construction on the Mt. Vernon Street Widening Project.

    Motorists are advised ...Read on...

    View the project webpage.
    Posted on: June 24, 2016

    Public Works installing new all-way stops on Commercial Street at Robberson Avenue and Benton Avenue

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Springfield Public Works will convert the intersections of Commercial Street and Robberson Avenue and Commercial Street and Benton Avenue in the Historic Commercial Street District from two-way stops to all-way stops beginning Tue...Read on...

    Posted on: July 1, 2016

    Northbound National Avenue to close south of Primrose Street July 5

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The City of Springfield's Public Works Department has given Trane Commercial Systems permission to close northbound National Avenue, south of the Primrose Street intersection, beginning at 10 p.m. Tuesday, July 5 for the replacem...Read on...

    Posted on: June 24, 2016

    Cherokee Street east of Holland Avenue to close June 27-28

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Cherokee Street will close east of Holland Avenue June 27-28 for pavement repair work. Local traffic will still have access, but all other motorists are advised to use an alternate route.

    Posted on: June 24, 2016

    East Montclair Street from National Avenue to Maryland Avenue to close June 27

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    East Montclair Street from South National Avenue to South Maryland Avenue will close beginning 9 a.m. June 27 for concrete replacement work. This segment of Montclair will reopen at 5 p.m. July 1. Read on...

    Posted on: June 22, 2016

    Expect overnight lane shifts on National Avenue at Pythian Street Thursday, June 23

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Expect overnight lane shifts on National Avenue at Pythian Street beginning 11:30 p.m. Thursday, June 23 until 7 a.m. Friday, June 24 for utility work associated with the Central and Pythian Corridor Improvement project.

    South...Read on...

    Posted on: June 17, 2016

    Public Works to install new all-way stop at the intersection of Fairview Avenue and LaSalle Street

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Springfield Public Works will be converting the intersection of Fairview Avenue and Lasalle Street in the Parkcrest neighborhood from a two-way stop to an all-way stop beginning the week of June 20.

    This change is being made a...Read on...

    Posted on: June 17, 2016

    East Atlantic Street from Glenstone Avenue to North Avenue B to close June 21

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    East Atlantic Street from North Glenstone Avenue to North Avenue B will close to through traffic for two weeks beginning 7 a.m. Tuesday, June 21 for the installation of new stormwater pipe. All businesses and driveways will remain...Read on...

    Posted on: June 16, 2016

    Phelps Street between Fort Avenue and Franklin Avenue to close June 20

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Phelps Street between Fort Avenue and Franklin Avenue will close for approximately two weeks beginning Monday, June 20 for the repair of the railroad bridge by the BNSF Railway Company.

    For more information, please contact Tin...Read on...

    Posted on: June 9, 2016

    Various lane shifts begin June 9 on Central Street from Sherman Avenue to National Avenue

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Expect various lane shifts on Central Street from Sherman Avenue to National Avenue beginning June 9 as crews complete utility work related to the Central and Pythian Corridor Improvement Project. Lane shifts will continue for app...Read on...

    Posted on: June 3, 2016

    Sherman Avenue from Central Street north to railroad crossing to close beginning June 6

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Sherman Avenue from Central Street north to the railroad crossing will be closed for approximately four months beginning Monday, June 6 for construction work associated with the Central and Pythian Corridor Improvement Project pha...Read on...

    Posted on: May 31, 2016

    Packer Road closed at BNSF railroad crossing beginning June 1

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Packer Road will be closed at the Burlington Northern Sante Fe (BNSF) railroad crossing beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 1 for the replacement of the road surface to the railroad crossing by the BNSF Railway Company.

    Packer...Read on...

    Posted on: May 27, 2016

    Various lane shifts, closures to begin May 31 on Jefferson Ave, Phelps Street and Water Street

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Expect various lane shifts and street closures beginning Tuesday, May 31 on Jefferson Avenue between Phelps Street and Water Street, and on Phelps Street and Water Street at Jefferson Avenue as City Utilities works to complete gas...Read on...

    Posted on: May 20, 2016

    North Johnston Avenue to close May 23-25 between Kearney Street and Turner Street

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    North Johnston Avenue will be closed between Kearney Street and Turner Street beginning Monday, May 23 through May 25 for concrete pavement replacement.

    The street will be open to local traffic only. Motorists are advised to u...Read on...

    Posted on: May 18, 2016

    Flashing yellow left-turn arrow installed at Campbell and Primrose intersection

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    A flashing yellow left-turn arrow is now in place in the eastbound to northbound left-turn lane of the newly improved intersection at Campbell Avenue and Westview Street/Primrose Street.

    Traffic engineers consider flashing yel...Read on...

    View an informational flyer on the new signal.
    Posted on: May 6, 2016

    Intersection work at Grant Avenue and Norton Road to occur May 9-13

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Public Works has authorized Kerans Construction, LLC to begin work at the intersection of North Grant Avenue and Norton Road beginning 7:00 a.m., Monday, May 9 through 5:00 p.m., May 13 to replace the concrete signal loop panels. ...Read on...

    Posted on: April 28, 2016

    Lane shifts, closures begin April 29 on Sunset Street near Campbell Avenue

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Public Works has authorized Henning Construction Company to begin construction on a public improvements project on Sunset Street near Campbell Avenue beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, April 29.

    Public improvements are required infra...Read on...

    Posted on: April 28, 2016

    City to host public meeting May 3 to discuss potential C-Street parking improvements

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The City of Springfield will host a public meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 3 at Drury on C-Street, 233 E. Commercial Street, to discuss potential parking improvements for the Commercial Street business district, including re-strip...Read on...

    Posted on: April 25, 2016

    Phelps Street between Boonville Avenue and Campbell Avenue to close April 26

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Phelps Street between Boonville Avenue and Campbell Avenue will be closed beginning 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 26 until approximately 3:30 p.m. (weather permitting) for utility work associated with the Phelps Street Streetscape proj...Read on...

    Posted on: April 18, 2016

    Intersection of Olive and Main and section of Main from College to Water to close April 19-May 6

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The intersection of Olive Street and Main Avenue and the section of Main Avenue from Olive Street to Water Street will close at at 6 a.m. Tuesday, April 19 for construction work associated with the Main Avenue Streetscape project....Read on...

    View map of closure.
    Posted on: April 15, 2016

    900 North Farm Road 123 to close April 20 - 22

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    900 North Farm Road will be closed starting Wednesday, April 20 until Friday afternoon, April 22 (weather permitting) to begin the replacement of the railroad crossing and roadway surfaces by the BNSF Railway Company.

    This wor...Read on...

    Learn more about the West Wye connection project.
    Posted on: April 15, 2016

    Overnight road, lane closures for South Campbell and South Street rescheduled for April 17

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Due to weather conditions last week, two overnight closures along South Campbell Ave. have been rescheduled to begin Sunday, April 17. Crews will work to mill and replace the surface asphalt.

    South Street east of Campbell Aven...Read on...

    Posted on: April 11, 2016

    Public Works releases April safety message on work zone awareness

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    As the spring construction season gears up on Springfield-area roadways, Public Works encourages drivers to use extra caution when driving through work zones. In recognition of National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 11-15), work...Read on...

    View the April Traffic Safety Message.
    Posted on: April 11, 2016

    4400 West Junction Street to close beginning Wednesday, April 13

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    4400 West Junction Street will be closed west of Farm Road 123 beginning at 9 a.m., Wednesday, April 13 for the installation of the West Wye Connection by the Burlington Northern Sante Fe (BNSF) Railway. The street will reopen Fri...Read on...

    Posted on: April 8, 2016

    Olive Street from Robberson Alley to Jefferson Avenue to close April 12 - 15

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Olive Street from Robberson Alley to Jefferson Avenue will be closed beginning 7 a.m. Tuesday, April 12 through 5 p.m. Friday, April 15 for construction work related to the Jefferson Avenue streetscape project.

    Motorists are a...Read on...

    Posted on: April 8, 2016

    Grand Street east of Kickapoo Avenue to Fremont Avenue to close Monday, April 11

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Grand Street east of Kickapoo Avenue to Fremont Avenue will be closed beginning Monday, April 11 for the construction of a new water main. This work will take approximately two weeks.

    Grand Street will be open to local traffic...Read on...

    Posted on: April 8, 2016

    Division Street west of Glenstone Avenue to close Monday, April 11

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Division Street west of Glenstone Avenue to Weller Avenue will be closed beginning Monday, April 11 through Friday, April 15 for concrete repairs due to sewer work.

    All driveways will be open to local traffic only. Motorists ...Read on...

    Posted on: April 8, 2016

    Overnight road, lane closures for South Campbell and South Street starting, April 10

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Two overnight closures will occur along South Campbell Ave. Sunday, April 10 as crews work to mill and replace the surface asphalt.

    South Street east of Campbell Avenue will close for several hours beginning at 8 p.m. In addit...Read on...

    Posted on: March 18, 2016

    Intersection of Jefferson Avenue and St. Louis Street/Park Central East to close March 21 - 28

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The City of Springfield's Public Works department has given Hunter Chase & Associates permission to close the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and St. Louis Street/Park Central East for a week beginning the afternoon of Monday...Read on...

    Posted on: March 18, 2016

    Seminole Street between Oak Grove Avenue and Ventura Avenue to close March 21

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Springfield Public Works Department will close Seminole Street between Oak Grove Avenue and Ventura Avenue on Monday, March 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to clean the culvert under Seminole Street.

    For more information, conta...Read on...

    Posted on: March 17, 2016

    Galloway Street west of Lone Pine to close overnight Thursday, March 17

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Galloway Street west of Lone Pine will be closed beginning at 10 p.m. Thursday, March 17 through 9 a.m. Friday, March 18 for street repairs due to a utility cut.

    Motorists are advised to use an alternate route.

    For more i...Read on...

    Posted on: February 29, 2016

    Jefferson Avenue between Olive Street and St. Louis Street to close Feb. 29 - March 9

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The City of Springfield's Public Works department has given Hunter Chase & Associates permission to close Jefferson Avenue between Olive Street and St. Louis Street/Park Central East beginning the afternoon of Monday, Feb. 29 ...Read on...

    Posted on: February 29, 2016

    Public Works releases March safety message

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    In 2009, the first diverging diamond interchange (DDI) in North America was constructed in Springfield by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). Since that time, Springfield drivers have had to adjust to the twists and...Read on...

    Posted on: February 26, 2016

    Main Avenue between College Street and Water Street to close Feb. 29 - May 6

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Main Avenue between College Street and Water Street will be closed beginning 6 a.m. Monday, Feb. 29 for construction work associated with the Main Avenue Streetscape project. This stretch of Main Avenue is expected to reopen Frida...Read on...

    View map.
    Posted on: February 17, 2016

    Overnight lane closure on Campbell Avenue south of Primrose Thursday night

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    As part of the Campbell and Primrose intersection improvements project, Public Works will temporarily close the outside northbound lane of Campbell Avenue south of Primrose Street at 9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 18, reopening by 6 a.m.,...Read on...

    Posted on: February 9, 2016

    Lane shifts, closures start Wednesday at East Kearney and Mulroy Road

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Public Works has authorized Ewing Signal Construction, LLC to begin construction of roadway and signal improvements at the intersection of State Highway 744 (East Kearney Street) and Mulroy Road (Farm Road 199).

    Lane shifts an...Read on...

    Posted on: January 28, 2016

    Jefferson Avenue downtown to reopen to one lane of southbound traffic by 5 p.m. Friday

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Jefferson Avenue will reopen to one lane of southbound traffic between Water Street and Park Central East/St. Louis Street by 5 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, Jan. 30). Traffic lane shifts are expected over the next several weeks as const...Read on...

    Posted on: January 28, 2016

    Public Works staff to host open house to discuss plans for Central Street relocation Feb. 4

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Public Works staff will host an open house to discuss plans for the relocation of Central Street near Ozarks Technical Community College 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4 at OTC's Information Commons West Building.

    For more informatio...Read on...

    Posted on: January 26, 2016

    Westview down to one lane, evening closures for northbound Campbell this week

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    As part of the Campbell and Primrose intersection improvements project, Public Works will close the westbound lane of Westview Street for 24 hours starting at 8 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 27, reopening by 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. The ...Read on...

    Posted on: January 4, 2016

    South Avenue east of Campbell to close for 24 hours Wednesday night

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Weather permitting, South Avenue approximately 300 feet east of Campbell Avenue will close for 24 hours beginning at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6 and reopening at 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7 for stormwater work associated with the Campbel...Read on...

    Posted on: December 30, 2015

    Campbell Avenue to close at Phelps Street Jan. 4-6, 2016

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Campbell Avenue at Phelps Street will be closed Jan. 4-6, 2016 for utility work associated with the Phelps Street Streetscape project.

    This project includes constructing decorative sidewalks, lighting and ADA curb ramps along P...Read on...

    Posted on: December 3, 2015

    Nighttime street closures Dec. 6 - 12 for street rehabilitation work

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    Nighttime road closures will occur in three areas the week of Dec. 6 for rehabilitation work to fill voids and stabilize the soil underneath existing roadways.

    • South Campbell Avenue between Pershing and Walnut streets will be closed completely 9 p...Read on...

    Posted on: November 30, 2015

    Campbell Avenue between Mill Street and Phelps Street closed for utility work

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Campbell Avenue between Mill Street and Phelps Street will be closed immediately for utility work associated with the Phelps Street Streetscape project. This section of Campbell will remain closed until Friday, Dec. 4, weather per...Read on...

    Posted on: November 30, 2015

    Public Works releases November safety message

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Public Works does not wait for temperatures to drop to start preparing for the snow removal season. By November, crews have already been preparing and training for more than a month. As snow removal experts prepare their plows, ci...Read on...

    Posted on: November 27, 2015

    Traffic shift on Republic Road next week

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Traffic traveling on Republic Road between Quail Creek and Parkcrest Avenue will notice a new lane configuration early next week due to continued construction on the bridge over James River Freeway. Construction crews will move tr...Read on...

    Posted on: November 24, 2015

    Intersection of North Patterson and East Pythian to close Nov. 30 for stormwater improvements

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The intersection of North Patterson Avenue and East Pythian Street will close for approximately 45 days beginning Monday, Nov. 30 for construction of stormwater improvements to the Jordan Creek Detention Basin.

    This project i...Read on...

    Posted on: November 19, 2015

    McDaniel Street between Patton and Campbell to close overnight Sunday, Nov. 22

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Springfield Public Works Department will close McDaniel Street between Patton Avenue and Campbell Avenue beginning 7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 22 through 9 a.m., Monday, Nov. 23 to repair a utility street cut within McDaniel Street.
    ...Read on...

    Posted on: November 10, 2015

    Charleston Avenue between Carleton and Briar to be closed Nov. 16-30 for stormwater improvements

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    A portion of Charleston Avenue, between Carleton Street and Briar Street, will be closed for two weeks Nov. 16-30 as part of the Ravenwood South subdivision phase 1 stormwater project.

    The project includes stormwater improve...Read on...

    Posted on: November 4, 2015

    Intersection of Oak Grove Avenue and Catalpa Street to close for five weeks beginning Nov. 11

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 11, the intersection of Oak Grove Avenue and Catalpa Street will be closed for several weeks during the construction of a roundabout. The roundabout is anticipated to open the week of Dec. 14, weather per...Read on...

    Posted on: October 28, 2015

    Dedication for Battlefield Road and Highway 65 Diverging Diamond Intersection Thursday at 5 p.m.

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Please join the City of Springfield, Greene County, Ozarks Transportation Organization and the Missouri Department of Transportation at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29 for a dedication ceremony and reception celebrating the completion of...Read on...

    Posted on: October 28, 2015

    Intersection of Oak Grove Avenue and Catalpa Street to close Nov. 3

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The intersection of Oak Grove Avenue and Catalpa Street will close Tuesday, November 3 for utility work associated with the Oak Grove Avenue and Catalpa Street Roundabout Project.

    Motorists are advised to use the marked detour....Read on...

    Posted on: October 20, 2015

    Expect lane shifts Tuesday morning on Primrose east of Campbell Avenue

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    As part of the intersection improvement project at Campbell Avenue and Primrose Street, traffic will be shifted to the new outside lanes of Primrose Street just east of Campbell Avenue after the morning rush Tuesday to accommodate...Read on...

    Posted on: October 16, 2015

    Stormwater improvement construction begins Oct. 19 at North Patterson and East Pythian

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Public Works has authorized Hartman and Company Inc. to begin construction for stormwater improvements to the Jordan Creek Detention Basin at North Patterson Avenue and East Pythian Street.

    This project includes enlarging two ...Read on...

    Posted on: October 16, 2015

    Swan Street at Campbell to be closed Oct. 19

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Swan Street will be closed at Campbell Avenue beginning Monday, Oct. 19 for approximately one week, weather permitting, for street and stormwater improvements.

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    For more information, contact: Dave Shalla at 417-864-19...Read on...

    Posted on: October 14, 2015

    Traffic signal outages expected Oct. 15 at Campbell and Primrose intersection

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Traffic signals at the Campbell Avenue and Primrose Street intersection will be converted to a new system from 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Oct. 15. The City of Springfield Police Department will be on site to direct traffic while th...Read on...

    Posted on: September 29, 2015

    Republic Road between Lark Street and Parkcrest Avenue to close overnight Sept. 29

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Republic Road between Lark Street and Parkcrest Avenue will be closed to traffic from 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29 until 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, weather permitting. Crews will continue installing new girders on the bridge o...Read on...

    Posted on: September 28, 2015

    Catalpa Street west of Oak Grove Avenue to close Sept. 30

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The 2500 block of East Catalpa Street, west of Oak Grove Avenue, will close beginning Wednesday, Sept. 30 for utility work associated with the Oak Grove Avenue and Catalpa Street Roundabout Project.

    Motorist are advised to use ...Read on...

    Posted on: September 28, 2015

    Republic Road between Lark Street and Parkcrest Avenue to close overnight Sept. 28

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Republic Road between Lark Street and Parkcrest Avenue will be closed to traffic from 9:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28 until 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, weather permitting. Crews will continue installing new girders on the bridge over...Read on...

    Posted on: September 25, 2015

    Republic Road between Lark Street and Parkcrest Avenue to close overnight Sept. 27

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Republic Road between Lark Street and Parkcrest Avenue will be closed to traffic from 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27 until 5:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 28, weather permitting. Crews will be installing new girders on the bridge over James ...Read on...

    Posted on: September 25, 2015

    Olive Street between Robberson Avenue and Jefferson Avenue to close Sept. 29-Oct. 9

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Olive Street between Robberson Avenue and Jefferson Avenue will close Tuesday, Sept. 29 for utility work associated with the Jefferson Avenue Streetscape Phase II Project. Weather permitting, Olive Street will reopen to traffic Oc...Read on...

    Posted on: September 15, 2015

    Kissick Avenue from Farm Road 188 to Crenshaw to close Sept. 16 for roadway repair

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Kissick Avenue from Farm Road 188 to Crenshaw Road will be closed beginning at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16 through 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, for repair work on 160 feet of roadway surface. Motorists are advised to use the marke...Read on...

    Posted on: August 28, 2015

    Survey to gather feedback for new roadway construction projects closes Monday

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The City is seeking feedback from citizens in the form of a survey on the proposed list of new roadway construction projects to be included in the next cycles of the 1/4-cent and 1/8-cent sales tax programs. The survey is now in i...Read on...

    Participate in survey.
    Posted on: August 13, 2015

    Route 66 Parade: tips for navigating through Springfield Friday evening

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    MEDIA ALERT

    Attention motorists: Expect delays at locations intersecting with St. Louis Street between Glenstone and Campbell Friday evening from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. due to the Birthplace of Route 66 Parade. The parade kicks off at St. Louis and Glenstone at...Read on...

    Posted on: August 10, 2015

    Motorists: Slow down and watch for pedestrians as students head back to school

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    As Springfield Public Schools students head back to school Thursday, Aug. 13 and area universities start their fall sessions the following week, the City of Springfield’s Public Works Traffic Engineering division wants to remind d...Read on...

    Posted on: July 31, 2015

    City seeking input on projects for next 1/4-cent and 1/8-cent tax cycles

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    In April 2016, Springfield voters will be asked to approve the renewal of the 1/8-cent transportation sales tax (with no tax increase) and the 1/4-cent capital improvements sales tax (with no tax increase) to fund high-priority ca...Read on...

    Participate in survey.