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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Scenic Avenue to close between Battlefield Road and Seminole Street July 9 - 20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Scenic Avenue will close for two weeks between Battlefield Road and Seminole Street beginning 6 a.m. Monday, July 9 for construction related to the Scenic Avenue Sidewalk project.  

The roadway will reopen on the weekend – closing again Monday, July 16. All businesses in the area will be open and accessible. Through traffic is advised to seek an alternate route. 


The Scenic Avenue Sidewalk Project consists of constructing a shared pedestrian/bicycle path along Scenic Avenue from Battlefield Road to Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park. New sidewalk will be continued north along Scenic Avenue to connect with existing sidewalk. This project will complete a pedestrian connection from Battlefield Road to Sunshine Street and provide a bicycle connection from on-street bike lanes on Battlefield Road to the South Creek Greenway Trail at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park.

The project will involve closures at various times. Drivers are asked to use caution when driving through the construction project, and use alternate roadways when possible.

Funding is being split between Zone 3 Pothole Funds and the 1/8-cent Transportation Sales Tax Alternative Transportation Program.

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For more information, contact Communication Coordinator Kristen Milam at (573) 819-3713 or kmilam@springfieldmo.gov.

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