April 01, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Belcrest Avenue Closure April 5-7

The southbound lane of Belcrest Avenue at Chestnut Expressway will be closed next week to allow City Utilities crews to work on utility lines in the area immediately south of Chestnut.

The westbound-to-southbound left-turn lane and the eastbound-to-southbound right turn lane on Chestnut Expressway will be closed beginning at 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 5. The northbound lane of Belcrest will also be closed just south of Chestnut. Businesses near the intersection have been notified of the lane closures.

The lanes will re-open when work is completed, which is expected to be by 5 p.m., Thursday, April 7. However, the timeline is dependent upon weather and what crews discover underground oncework begins.

The Chestnut Expressway traffic signals at the intersection will be converted to flashing yellow operation during the work.

For more information, contact: Joel Alexander, City Utilities, (417) 831-8902.

city of springfield

Department of Public Works

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