May 17, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Seminole Street Closure at National Avenue

Seminole Street between Florence Avenue and National Avenue will be closed for up to three weeks beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 18, for reconstruction work on Seminole. This work is part of the National Avenue and Seminole Street intersection improvement project, which includes straightening of National to improve driver sightlines, new turn lanes and storm water drainage upgrades.

The project is funded by the 1/4-cent Sales Tax for Capital Improvements.

Motorists are advised to use the marked detour via Kings Avenue, Cherokee Street and National Avenue. Seminole Street should be re-opened to traffic by 5 p.m., Friday, June 4, weather permitting.

For more information, contact: Dave Shalla, Public Works Engineering, (417) 864-1901.

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Department of Public Information

840 Boonville Avenue • P.O. Box 8368 • Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1010 • Fax: 417-864-1114 • springfieldmo.gov