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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Grant Avenue Parkway utility work to impact Grant and Portland intersection Nov. 7-11


The construction of utilities beneath the intersection of Grant Avenue and Portland Street will require the closure of eastbound and southbound lanes of traffic through the intersection beginning 7 a.m., Monday, Nov. 7 through Friday, Nov. 11. Lanes heading westbound and southbound from the intersection will remain open.    

Construction of Grant Avenue Parkway improvements between Sunshine Street and Ildereen is expected to require frequent, short-term closures of Grant Avenue and its cross streets for the duration of construction. Motorists are advised to obey posted closure signage and consider choosing an alternate route for your daily commute. 

Construction of this portion of the Parkway is anticipated to last through winter.  

For more information about the Grant Avenue Parkway and to subscribe to receive regular project updates, visit

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For more information, contact Communication Coordinator Kristen Milam at 573-819-3713 or [email protected].

Learn more about the Grant Avenue Parkway project.
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