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City Road Closures

Posted on: June 30, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Recovery work in neighborhoods causes temporary road closures

Sprouls Construction will begin work on two areas starting June 29, 2017 as they progress on Surface Project 4005. Areas include:

              15th Street from Pearl to Wall Avenue; and

              19th Street from Pearl to Jackson Avenue

These closures will be in effect through Monday, July 31, 2017.

The Surface Project 4005 includes the replacement of damaged sidewalks, curb & gutters, storm water inlets & pipes, ADA ramps at corners, and street pavement. The work will be completed from Jackson Avenue to Main Street and from 15th to 19th Street.

In July 2015, the Joplin City Council approved the Capital Plan for the expenditure of Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds focusing on the rebuilding and recovery work following the May 2011 tornado. This is the first of six similar projects in the recovery area that focuses on repairing damaged public infrastructure in residential areas.

More information about this project, as well as all of the recovery projects, can be found at

For questions, please contact, Jack Schaller, Construction Manager w/ Olsson Associates, at 417-781-0643, Dan Johnson, City Project Engineer, at 417-624-0820, ext. 538.

Drivers are urged to use alternate routes and proceed with caution at intersections. The City appreciates your patience during these closures.

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