November 06, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

Fort Avenue Closure

Fort Avenue north of Sunshine to Elfindale Street will be fully closed to through traffic beginning at 8:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 9 through 10 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, as part of the intersection improvement project underway at Fort and Sunshine Street. Fort Avenue south of Sunshine to Washita Street is currently closed until Nov. 23.

The detour and traffic plan for Fort and Sunshine starting Monday is as follows:

Southbound traffic on Fort will be detoured right (west) onto Elfindale; left (south) onto Kansas Avenue; right (west) onto Sunshine Street to Kansas Expressway. At Kansas Expressway, traffic will be detoured left (south) to Cherokee Street; and left (east) back to Fort.

Northbound traffic at Fort would be detoured left (west) onto Cherokee; right (north) onto Kansas Expressway; and right (east) onto Elfindale Street. At Elfindale, traffic will be detoured back to Fort.

For more information, contact: Dave Shalla, Public Works, (417) 864-1945.

city of springfield

Department of Public Works

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