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Franklin Blvd. (OR126B & McVay Hwy: Mississippi Ave – UPRR Tracks (Phase 1))

Construction Update - Week of Jun 23, 2017

Franklin Boulevard (Mississippi Ave. to South Franklin Blvd.):   Road construction for phase 1 of the new Franklin Boulevard is underway.  The intersection of Franklin Boulevard and South Franklin Boulevard (McVay Hwy 225) is closed to turns.  Franklin Boulevard will remain open to eastbound and westbound travel.  A detour is set up using Henderson Avenue and E. 19th Avenue to access businesses located on South Franklin Boulevard near the intersection of Franklin Boulevard.  Work will take place 7 am to 6 pm.  Expect lane closures and a detour.

Completed: No
MTIP: 10 Construction Year: 2017
Jurisdiction: City of Springfield Mode: Road
Bike
Pedestrian
Description:

Construction of the first phase of Franklin Blvd improvements is underway spring 2017 through fall 2018. The contractor for the project is Wildish Construction Company.

  • No residences will be displaced by the road design and construction.
  • Improvements will make it safer for pedestrians and bicyclists to travel to travel in the Glenwood area.
  • The vision for Glenwood is a vibrant Springfield neighborhood, promoting access to the river, and opportunities for employment, housing and recreation.

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Rendering of New Franklin Blvd

DetourMap

Franklin Blvd will remain open with turn restrictions. Detours and business and residential access will be provided during construction.

Improvements

Business Access During Construction? Yes
Road Closure:

Franklin Blvd will remain open with turn restrictions. Detours and business and residential access will be provided during construction.

Timeline:

Construction underway spring 2017 and is expected to go through fall 2018.

Traffic Impacts:

Expect Delays.

Work Schedule:

Too be determined.

Funding:

STIP, STP-U, and City funding.

Contact: Kristi Krueger
Project Notes:

More information available at www.newfranklinblvd.org

To receive periodic project updates send an email to info@newfranklinblvd.org and include your name.

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Short Description:

Construction will include grading, drainage, paving, signing, lighting, roundabouts, sidewalks, and bike facilities on Franklin Blvd in Glenwood from Mississippi to McVay Hwy.

 
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