April 18, 2013

News Release

For Immediate Release

Walnut Street Closure

Walnut Street between Market Avenue and Patton Avenue will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, April 22, 2013, for utility work associated with the Campbell streetscape project. Motorists are advised to use the marked detour via Market Avenue, McDaniel Street, and Patton Avenue. Walnut Street should be reopened to traffic on April 23, 2013, weather permitting.

This project will continue the streetscape improvements on Campbell Avenue. The project will include the construction of sidewalks, lighting, stormwater improvements, gas and water main renewals, and traffic signal improvements. The project is funded through a Federal Transportation Enhancement Grant, a Community Development Block Grant, the Springfield-Greene County Urban Watershed Stewardship Project, the 2006 Parks and Waterways Sales Tax, and the 1/4-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax.

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