FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Works has authorized APAC-Central, Inc. to begin construction on intersection and roadway improvements at Mt. Vernon Street and Miller Avenue beginning Monday, June 25 and lasting through mid-August.
This improvement project consists of the construction of a westbound left-turn lane and a northbound right lane at the intersection of Mount Vernon Street and Miller Avenue. The project also includes the addition of two southbound left-turn lanes and a northbound right-turn lane at the school entrances on Miller Avenue.
The public should expect various street closures throughout construction. Drivers are advised to seek an alternate route and watch for closure details on roadside message boards and posted to the City's website and social media channels.
This project is being funded through a cost-share agreement with the Willard R-2 School District. The City's portion of the project total is approximately $89,000 and will be funded through the 1/8-cent Transportation Sales Tax cost share program.
For more information, please contact Public Works project manager Tina Stob at 417-864-1984.