FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Mount Vernon Street will close for one week between Miller Avenue and Casa Grande Avenue beginning 7 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 for construction related to the Mount Vernon Street and Miller Avenue improvement project.
Drivers are advised to seek an alternate route.
The Mount Vernon Street and Miller Avenue improvement project involves the construction of a westbound left turn lane and a northbound right lane at the intersection of Mount Vernon Street and Miller Avenue. It also includes the construction of two southbound left turn lanes and a northbound right turn lane at the school entrances on Miller Avenue.
The project is being funded through a cost-share agreement with the Willard R-2 School District. The City's portion of the project total is funded through the 1/8-cent Transportation Sales Tax cost share program.
For more information, please contact Public Works project manager Tina Stob at 417-864-1984.