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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Fairview Avenue to close between Republic Road and Sylvania Street July 8 - 11

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Fairview Avenue will close between Republic Road and Sylvania Street beginning 7 a.m. Saturday, July 8 through 5 p.m. Monday, July 10, and again Tuesday, July 11 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for utility improvements associated with the Republic Road Phase 3 widening project.

Motorist are advised to use the marked detour. Closure times are approximate and weather permitting. Access to properties within this area will remain open, but an alternate path may be needed.

The Republic Road Phase 3 widening 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 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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