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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Broadway Avenue to close between Republic Road and Sylvania Street June 9

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Broadway Avenue will close between Republic Road and Sylvania Street beginning 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. Friday, June 9 for utility improvements associated with the Republic Road Widening Phase 3 project. 

Motorist are advised to use the marked detour. 

The Republic Road Widening Phase 3 project will widen Republic Road to five lanes from just west of Parkcrest Avenue to Fairview Avenue. The project will include the addition of bike lanes, sidewalks, stormwater infrastructure, gas and water utility renewals, and a new traffic signal at Broadway Avenue and Republic Road.

The estimated cost for construction of the widening project is $2.2 million. The project will be funded through the voter-approved 1/4-cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax.

For more information, contact Public Works Project Manager Andrew Flippin at 417-864-1946 or aflippin@springfieldmo.gov.  


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