City of Springfield Traffic News Releases

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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. <...Read on...

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Posted on: August 17, 2015

Construction begins today for phase II of Jefferson Avenue streetscape project

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Public Works has authorized Hunter Chase & Associates to begin construction on phase II of the Jefferson Avenue streetscape project. This project will continue the streetscape improvements previously constru...Read on...

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...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2015

Use caution as Public Works performs diamond grinding on Springfield streets Aug. 13-20

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Public Works will perform diamond grinding Aug. 13-20 on the Springfield streets bulleted below.

Diamond grinding is a pavement preservation technique that corrects a variety of surface imperfections on both ...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2015

Fremont Avenue between Lark and Briar streets to close tomorrow morning for pavement sealing

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Fremont Avenue between Lark Street and Briar Street will be closed 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Aug. 13 for pavement sealing. Traffic will be detoured to National Avenue during the application.

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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 divisio...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 fu...Read on...

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Posted on: July 31, 2015

REMINDER: Division Street at railroad crossing west of U.S. 65 to close Aug. 1-10

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Division Street at the BNSF Railway railroad crossing, west of U.S. 65 will be closed starting at 7 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 1 until Monday, Aug. 10, (weather permitting) to begin the replacement of the railroad cro...Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2015

Nightly lane closures begin Monday for Campbell and Primrose intersection improvement project

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Night work will begin Monday, July 13 for the Campbell Avenue and Primrose Street intersection improvement project.

The outside southbound lane of Campbell will be closed 8:30 p.m.-6 a.m. nightly for approxi...Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2015

Construction begins this week for intersection improvement project at Campbell and Primrose

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Construction will begin this week for an intersection improvement project at Campbell Avenue and Primrose Street.

The $2.3 million project, funded by the 1/4-cent Capital Improvements Sales tax revenues, wil...Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2015

Public Works to alter overnight traffic signal operations at 13 Springfield intersections

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Public Works traffic engineers have recently identified a trend of increasing numbers of crashes at several Springfield intersections during the overnight hours, while traffic signals are flashing red. To addre...Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2015

Brett Foster to join City of Springfield as principal engineer for construction inspection

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Brett A. Foster, P.E., will join the City of Springfield Jan. 26 as principal engineer for construction inspection. Foster’s responsibilities will include working with consultants, property owners, developers a...Read on...

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