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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Share Your Input for Joplin Area Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Plan

The Joplin Area Transportation Study
Organization (JATSO) is developing a Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Planfor the Joplin Area. JATSO is the metropolitan planning organization for the
region that includes southern Jasper County and northern N...

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Click here to take the survey.... City News
Posted on: August 17, 2017

City’s monthly tree limb drop off site open on Saturday, August 19

The growing season is still with us in Joplin, and as residents
trim their trees and bushes, the City will again open the tree limb and brush drop-offprocessing site on Saturday, August 19 from
8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  
The drop-off site is located a...

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City News
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Main Street project progresses; work will move to east side of street heading back south

paving Main St CDBG DR Aug 17

The Main
Street project continues to progress and has recently moved to the asphaltphase along the west side of Main. Currently the west half of Main Street between
th and 20th Streets are being paved and is expected tobe completed this week.<_o3a_p>

This ...

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City News
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Children can get their school vaccinations early through Joplin Health Department

The first day of school in
Joplin is August 17.  Now is the perfecttime to get vaccinated!<_o3a_p>

The Joplin City Health Department
has vaccinations required for school and can help make sure children areprepared.  If a child lives within ...

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City News
Posted on: July 27, 2017

Citizens’ newsletter highlights health topics, pet issues, curbside recycling & upcoming events

within the city recently received the Summer issue of “The Citizen”, the City’squarterly newsletter in their mailboxes. <_o3a_p>

This issueincludes a summary of the curbside recycling’s first year; ...

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To view newsletter.... City News
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Recovery work detours east/west traffic at intersection of 20th and Main Street

Recovery work
continues in rebuilding Main Street, and
startingJuly 24, the west side of the 20th Street and Main Street intersection
will be closed.
  This closure impacts the east and westboundtraffic on 20th Street. Main Street will not b...

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City News
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Mark your calendar for Movies in the Park monthly series

Parks and Recreation, the Joplin Convention and Visitors Bureau, and FrankFletcher Auto Group are excited to announce a Movies in the Park series for
2017! Enjoy family favorite flicks for FREE on our inflatable movie screen!Pack chairs, blan...

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Check out the events section for more info... City News
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Work on new Senior Center begins with groundbreaking ceremony

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City officials and representatives from the Area Agency on Aging joined
together to initiate the construction of the new Joplin Senior Center during agroundbreaking ceremony today.<_o3a_p>

The 14,400-square foot Senior Center will be located on the south side

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City News
Posted on: June 22, 2017

Simple tips can reduce ground level ozone levels

Summer’s here!
And so are high temperatures. March through November is Ozone Season, whenground-level ozone becomes a concern as the temperature heats up and the
humidity increases here in the Four States. Even though we can’t see ...

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City News
Posted on: July 13, 2016

Interactive website allows residents to check work of multiple recovery projects in neighborhoods

Earlier this year, the City launched project snapshots on its website,, providing an overview of all the recovery work being completed in Joplin. Users can easily scroll through each project, noting their description, timeline o...Read on...

To view the interactive website... City News

Posted on: August 17, 2017

Byers Ave Closure

Byers Avenue will be closed from 19th to 16th Street starting Friday, August 17, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. until Friday, September 1, 2017 at 6 p.m.

This closure is due to storm drain improvements and street replacement.

Drivers will need to use alternate routes

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City Road Closures
Posted on: August 16, 2017

20th Street Milling & Resurface

Blevins Asphalt will be doing resurfacing work in the following areas:




Lane closures and traffic dela...

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City Road Closures
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Jackson Ave Closure

There will be a Street Closure on Jackson between 10th & 11th starting, Thursday, August 17, 2017, at 7:00 a.m. and will continue until Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. 

The closure is due to Asbell Construction working on the railroad c...

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City Road Closures
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Euclid Ave. Closure

Due to a change in plans the street closure on Euclid Avenue between St. Louis and Rolla will begin Monday, August 21, 2017 at 6:00 a.m. and will remain closed to thru traffic until Friday, September 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Weather permitting.

Closure is due ...

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City Road Closures
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Surface Project 4005--various closures

Sprouls Construction will workings on Jackson Ave at 16th street and continue south to 19th street beginning Monday 17th of July and will do road closure for these 3 blocks for 3 weeks to 1 month.

Also, they will be starting on 17th street at Jackson Ave a...

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City Road Closures

Posted on: July 17, 2017

Structure Fire at 2635 E 15th




July 17, 2017

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire at 2635 E 15th


  • CONTACT:    Keith Stammer, Joplin Fire Departm...
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Fire Department

Posted on: October 14, 2016

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