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.
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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 Oct. 9. Motorists are advised to use an alternate route.

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For more information, contact Eric Claussen, Traffic Engineer, Public Works Traffic Operations, at 417-874-1212Read 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 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 constructed downtown, includin...Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2015

Route 66 Parade: tips for navigating through Springfield Friday evening

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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 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 concrete and asphal...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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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.

For more information, please contact Da...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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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.
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 crossing and roadway s...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 approximately two weeks, w...Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2015

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

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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, will provide roadway a...Read on...