April 16, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

Vernon Road (Farm Road 159) Closure

Vernon Road (Farm Road 159) will be closed for about three months beginning Monday, April 20, 2009, for the replacement of a storm water box beneath the roadway.

Motorists are advised to use the marked detour via Camorene Street and National Avenue. Vernon Road will be re-opened to traffic by the end of July 2009, weather permitting.

For more information, contact: Keith Francis, Public Works Storm Water Engineering, (417) 864-1901.

city of springfield

Department of Public Works

840 Boonville Avenue • P.O. Box 8368 • Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1900 • springfieldmo.gov