June 21, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Commercial at Lyon Intersection Closure

The intersection of Commercial Street & Lyon Avenue will be closed beginning on Friday, June 22, 2012 for work associated with the streetscape project. Motorists are advised to use the marked detours via Division Street, Kansas Expressway, and Atlantic Street for northbound and southbound travel and Main Avenue, Pacific Street, and Boonville Avenue for eastbound and westbound travel. The sidewalk in this area will also be closed during the construction. The Commercial Street and Lyon Avenue intersection should be reopened to traffic by June 30, 2012, weather permitting.

This project will continue the streetscape improvements on Commercial Street. The project will include the construction of sidewalk, intersection, and lighting improvements. The project is funded through a Federal Transportation Enhancement Grant, the ¼-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax, and the Commercial Street CID.

For more information, contact: Paula Brookshire, Public Works – Traffic Operations, 864-1989.

city of springfield

Department of Public Works

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