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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Grant Avenue closure between Phelps Street and Walnut Street rescheduled for Sept. 10 & 11

City of Springfield Public Works

Update: Due to weather forecasts, the closure of Grant Avenue between Phelps Street and Walnut Street has been rescheduled for Sunday, Sept. 9 and Monday, Sept. 10 (weather permitting).
Closures will begin at 7 p.m. with the roadway reopening by 6 a.m. the following morning. 

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.

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