July 13, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Lone Pine Avenue Closure

Lone Pine Avenue will be closed at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad Crossing, south of Galloway Street, for the replacement of the existing railroad crossing surface by the BNSF Railway Company, beginning at 9 a.m., Tuesday, July 17, until Friday, July 20, 2012.

Sequiota Park and the Galloway Creek Trail will remain open and accessible, with parking lot access available from both north and south of the road closure. The Galloway Creek Trail will not be affected by the road closure.

This project has been accelerated through a cost share partnership between the City of Springfield and the BNSF Railway Company, with the City funds provided by the 1/8 cent Transportation Sales Tax.

For more information, contact: Martin Gugel, Department of Public Works, 417-864-1980 or mgugel@springfieldmo.gov.

city of springfield

Department of Public Works

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