Various road closures will take place overnight next week along Grant Avenue and Walnut Street as construction continues on the Grant Avenue and Route 66 Streetscape project. The following closures are weather pending:
- Grant Avenue will close south of Walnut Street on Monday, April 30 from approximately 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.
- Walnut Street will close east and west of Grant Avenue Tuesday, May 1 and Wednesday, May 2 from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. The intersection will remain open for traffic traveling north and southbound on Grant Avenue.
This Grant Avenue and Route 66 Streetscape Project will complete streetscape improvements along Grant Avenue from Olive Street to Walnut Street. Included are street improvements, construction of ADA compliant sidewalks, new storm sewer, gas and water renewals, and signal improvements at the intersection of College Street and Grant Avenue and the intersection of Walnut Street and Grant Avenue. The project is funded by the City of Springfield ¼-cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax and a federal Transportation Alternatives Program Grant.
For more information, contact Alexis Walker, Public Works Transportation Engineering, 864-1969.