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College Street will close between Grant Avenue and Main Avenue beginning Tuesday, June 12 through 6 a.m. Monday, June 18 for street improvements related to the Grant Avenue and Route 66 Streetscape project.
In addition, various closures will take place at the intersection of College Street and Grant Avenue, allowing southbound traffic only through the intersection. Beginning 7 p.m., Friday, June 15 through 6 a.m., Monday, June 18, the east portion of the intersection will be closed. The west portion of the intersection will be closed beginning 7 p.m., Friday, June 22 through 6 a.m. Monday, June 25.
Motorists are advised to use the marked detour. Closures times are approximate and weather pending. Access to all properties will remain open, but an alternate path may be needed.
About the Grant Avenue and Route 66 Streetscape project
This project will complete streetscape improvements along Grant Avenue from Olive Street to Walnut Street. Included are street improvements, construction of ADA compliant sidewalks, new storm sewer, gas and water renewals, and signal improvements at the intersection of College Street and Grant Avenue and the intersection of Walnut Street and Grant Avenue. The project is funded by the City of Springfield ¼-cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax and a federal Transportation Alternatives Program Grant.
For more information, contact Alexis Walker, Public Works Transportation Engineering, 864-1969.