SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A traffic alert for Springfield, beginning May 17.
Park Avenue will close between Grand Street and Page Street beginning at 7 a.m. through 6 p.m.
Today, the road will be closed for utility work related to the Grand Street Bridge Improvement Project.
Drivers are encouraged to continue to utilize the marked detour by using Kansas Expressway, Bennett Street, Scenic Avenue and Mount Vernon Street.
The Grand Street bridge over Jordan Creek Improvement Project will involve the widening of grand street to three lanes from Kansas Expressway to Park Avenue, improving both traffic and pedestrian safety.
Completion of the project is anticipated by the fall.