July 05, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Boonville Avenue Closure

Boonville Avenue between Court Street and Division Street will be closed beginning on Monday, July 9, 2012 for utility work associated with the streetscape project. Motorists are advised to use the marked detour via Court Street, Robberson Avenue, and Division Street. The sidewalk in this area will also be closed along Boonville Avenue during the construction. Boonville Avenue should be reopened to traffic by July 12, 2012, weather permitting.

This project will continue the streetscape improvements on Boonville Avenue. The project will include the construction of sidewalks, lighting, water and gas main renewals, and landscaping enhancements. The project is funded through a Federal Transportation Enhancement Grant and the 1/4-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax.

Bus routes will continue as normal and will be unaffected by the closure.

For more information, contact: Paula Brookshire, City of Springfield Public Works – Traffic Operations at 417-864-1989 or pbrookshire@springfieldmo.gov.

city of springfield

Department of Public Works

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