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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Republic Road to close overnight between Parkcrest Avenue and Fairview Avenue July 26 and 27

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Republic Road will close overnight between Parkcrest Avenue and Fairview Avenue Wednesday, July 26 and Thursday, July 27 for stormwater improvements associated with the Republic Road Phase 3 widening project.  The closures will begin at 7 p.m. and last through 6 a.m.  

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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