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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Portland Street to close immediately east of Grant Avenue intersection beginning Oct. 11


Portland Street will close to through traffic immediately east of the intersection of Grant Avenue beginning 7 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11 for the installation of sanitary sewer infrastructure under the roadway.  

The closure will impact about 100 feet east of the intersection. Access will be maintained to properties within the work zone. Work is expected to last 2-4 weeks (weather dependent). 

Southbound traffic will be maintained on Grant Avenue. Westbound traffic on Portland will not be permitted through the intersection. 

Motorists are advised to follow posted detours.  

This sewer infrastructure work is related to ongoing construction of the Grant Avenue Parkway corridor improvement project. For more information about the Grant Avenue Parkway and to subscribe to receive regular project updates, visit

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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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