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Home of the Week #7

Home of the Week #7

The Community Beautification Committee is conducting its 52nd annual Home Beautification Contest this summer and twelve Home of the Week winners will be selected from those persons entered in the citywide contest.  This week’s Home of the Week winner is B.J. and Kelly Hamilton of 1744 Pembrook Road.   Congratulations B.J. and Kelly!

Wake the Lake – August 25-27, 2017

Wake the Lake – August 25-27, 2017

Join the fun at Wake the Lake, August 25-27, 2017. Two full days of side by side boat racing, Saturday concert featuring the Kate Hasting Band, Barrel Horse Racing and more! Tickets can be purchased at www.SpringfieldF1GrandPrix.com.

Road Construction Updates

Road Construction Updates

Fountain Avenue:
The Norfolk Southern railroad crossing will be closed at S. Fountain Avenue, just south of High Street, from July 20 through July 28, 2017 for roadway and tie repair. A detour will be posted.
Anticipated Completion Date: Friday, July 28, 2017
Main Street:
The Norfolk Southern railroad crossing will be closed at W. Main Street, near Walter Street, from July 20 thru July 28 for roadway and tie repair. A detour will be posted utilizing Bechtle Avenue.
Anticipated Completion Date: Friday, July 28, 2017

Red Coach:
Red Coach, at Villa Road, is closed until Tuesday, July 18, 2017, when the pavement is down.
Anticipated Completion Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Villa Road:
Construction on the widening of Villa Road from Red Coach to Derr Road continues. Traffic will be maintained westbound from Derr Road to Red Coach Drive and a detour will be placed for eastbound traffic from Urbana Road to Derr Road. Eastbound local traffic only will be maintained from Urbana Road to Red Coach Drive The detour will be SR 72 (Urbana Road) to eastbound on Home Road to northbound on Derr Road.
Anticipated Completion Date: October 26, 2017

Sidewalk & Columbia Gas Work Locations:
Center Street – Pleasant Street to North Street (Sterling Quality Concrete)
Columbia & Lowry – intermittent lane closures for Wendy’s construction
High Street – between York and East St. (Fishel / Columbia Gas)
Mound Street – between York and East St. (Fishel / Columbia Gas)
Limestone Street – south of Grand Avenue (A & B Asphalt / Columbia Gas)
Anticipated Completion Date: July 21, 2017

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