November 09, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Barnes Avenue Closure

Barnes Avenue will be closed at Monroe Street beginning at 7 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 for the installation of stormwater pipe across Barnes Avenue. Barnes Avenue will be reopened to traffic by 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011.

These improvements are part of a stormwater improvement project to reduce flooding in the neighborhood associated with the Sparks Sinkhole east of Sparks Avenue. This project is funded by Level Property Tax and Payment in Lieu of Detention funds.

For more information, contact: Cody Marshall, Public Works – Stormwater Engineering (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