For Immediate Release
Jefferson Avenue Closure - Update
Because of an unexpected issue with an aging gas line beneath the street, Jefferson Avenue will remain closed until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 17, rather than open at 5 p.m. today as previously scheduled. The original release is below.
Original Release: March 15, 2010
Jefferson Avenue between Walnut Street and Elm Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, for utility work in conjunction with the streetscape construction project in that area.
Motorists are advised to use one of two marked detours: east on Walnut Street to Kimbrough Avenue; or west Walnut Street to South Avenue.
For more information, contact: Doug Thomas, Public Works – Streets, (417) 864-1968.