May 11, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Blaine Street West of Packer Road Closed May 13

Blaine Street just west of Packer Road will be closed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, May 13, for the installation of a water line as part of the Packer Road improvement project.

The full project consists of replacing approximately 2,500 feet of narrow roadway with an upgraded surface and all-new gutters, curbs, sidewalks and concrete driveway approaches. An new storm water system will also be constructed to improve drainage issues in the area.

The total cost of the $1.35 million project is funded by the 1/4-Cent Sales Tax for Capital Improvements.

For more information, contact: Michael L. Giles, Principal Civil Engineer, Department of Public Works, (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