May 10, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Bridge Permanently Closed Over Wilson's Creek on Rountree Road

The single lane pony truss bridge over Wilson's Creek, on Rountree Road, has been permanently closed by the City of Springfield Department of Public Works. Engineers have completed their analysis of the bridge and it was deemed that the bridge had deteriorated and will need to be removed. A replacement of the bridge has not been determined at this time.

Motorists who would normally travel Rountree Road to the City of Springfield's Yardwaste Recycling Center, located near the Southwest Wastewater Treatment Plant, are advised to follow the directions below:

For more information, contact: Kirk Juranus, Assistant Director of Public Works, 417-864-1938,

city of springfield

Department of Public Works

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