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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Traffic impacts expected for downtown Springfield Saturday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Road closures for a planned, permitted special event on Park Central Square are expected to cause significant traffic impacts starting at 2 p.m. until as late as 7 p.m. on Saturday. The Springfield Police Department will be enforcing the road closures and are asking for the public’s cooperation to ensure a safe event.

Park Central Square and its spokes (entrances) will close by 2 p.m.

The following will close by 4:45 p.m.:

  • Olive Street between Jefferson Avenue and Campbell Avenue
  • McDaniel Street between Jefferson Avenue and Campbell Avenue
  • Park Central Square
  • South Street from Park Central Square to McDaniel Street
  • Park Central West to Patton Avenue
  • Park Central East and St. Louis Street to Kimbrough Avenue
  • Kimbrough Avenue over the Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge to Chestnut Expressway
  • Chestnut Expressway to Boonville Avenue
  • Boonville Avenue from Chestnut to Park Central Square.

Once the event concludes by 7 p.m., the roads will reopen. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area or seek an alternate route around downtown Springfield to reach their destinations between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. if at all possible.

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For more information, please contact Cora Scott, director of Public Information & Civic Engagement at 417-380-3352.

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