August 18, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Blaine Street Closure

Blaine Street just west of Packer Road will be closed beginning on Monday, August 22, 2011 for roadway improvements as part of the Packer Road improvement project. Blaine Street should be open to traffic by Friday, September 23, 2011, weather permitting.

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. A 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 the Transportation Engineering Division of the 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 •