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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Portland Street to close between Grant and Missouri avenues beginning Aug. 29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Portland Street will close to through traffic for approximately three weeks between Grant and Missouri avenues beginning 6 a.m., Monday, Aug. 29 for the construction of a multi-use path along the south side of the roadway.  

Access to all residences in the construction area will be maintained. Portland Street is expected to reopen to through traffic by Sept. 16 (weather permitting). 

This project is part of the Grant Avenue Parkway corridor improvement project and is anticipated to connect future pedestrian and bicycle improvements along Grant Avenue to the new Jarrett Middle School.  

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For more information, contact Communication Coordinator Kristen Milam at 573-819-3713 or [email protected].

Learn more about the Grant Avenue Parkway project.
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