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Posted on: August 13, 2015

Route 66 Parade: tips for navigating through Springfield Friday evening



Attention motorists: Expect delays at locations intersecting with St. Louis Street between Glenstone and Campbell Friday evening from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. due to the Birthplace of Route 66 Parade. The parade kicks off at St. Louis and Glenstone at 6 p.m. and proceeds East to Park Central Square. The Square will be closed to through traffic beginning Friday at 1 p.m.

Main north/south arterials of Glenstone and National Avenues will remain open, however delays are to be expected, particularly on National Avenue at St. Louis St. between 6 and 8 p.m. The best north/south routes to take across town will be Glenstone and Kansas Expressway. Campbell will be a good choice for northbound motorists only, as it is a one-way street from Grand to Commercial St.


For more information, contact: Cora Scott, Director of Public Information & Civic Engagement, 417-864-1009 (office) | 417-380-3352 (cell), [email protected]

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