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Posted on: May 3, 2023

Jefferson Avenue to close to through traffic only at Walnut Street intersection May 4-8


Jefferson Avenue will close to through traffic only at the Walnut Street intersection in downtown Springfield beginning 7 a.m., Thursday, May 4 through 7 a.m. Monday, May 8 (weather permitting) for City Utilities gas and water work.

This closure will prohibit traffic from turning westbound onto Walnut from Jefferson and southbound onto Jefferson from Walnut. All eastbound and westbound crossing traffic on Walnut at Jefferson continues to be prohibited and is expected to remain in place until fall.    

All businesses in the work zone remain open. 

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

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