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:
- Go west on Sunshine/Hwy. 413. Turn left (south) onto Farm Road 115. Turn left (east) on Farm Road 164. Follow the signs.
- Or, go west on James River Freeway to Sunshine/Hwy. 413. Turn right (east) onto Sunshine/Hwy. 413 to Farm Road 115. Turn right (south) onto Farm Road 115 to Farm Road 164. Turn left (east) onto Farm Road 164. Follow the signs.
For more information, contact: Kirk Juranus, Assistant Director of Public Works, 417-864-1938, firstname.lastname@example.org