Downtown Springfield Association

Plan your route.

Downtown Springfield is constantly growing and changing, which occasionally means construction work. Get where you’re going without the hassle. Check this page for scheduled street and parking garage closures.

May 2019 Closures

Artsfest on Historic Walnut Street is May 4-5. Walnut Street will close by noon May 3 and will not reopen until late in the evening May 5. The areas impacted are between Kimbrough and National. John Q. Hammons Parkway will also be impacted between Elm and St. Louis.

Traffic will be impacted Saturday, May 11, by a pair of events involving Park Central Square. The day starts with Springfield Coffee Fest 2019 from 8 a.m.-noon. The Wizarding Run — Springfield is 5:30-11 p.m.

Boonville Avenue from Olive Street to Water Street will be closed starting at 4 a.m. Monday, May 20 and reopening at 7 a.m., Tuesday, May 21, for improvements to the public parking lot at Boonville and Olive.

South Kimbrough Ave. from East Harrison St. to East Grand St. will be restricted to one-way traffic starting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, May 30, until 5 p.m., Friday June 28 for street maintenance work. During repair of the southbound lane, southbound traffic will be detoured to South Jefferson/South Roanoke Ave. During repair of the northbound lane, traffic will be detoured to South Holland Ave.

June 2019 Closures

The Shrine Ceremonial Parade will be held Saturday, June 1, from 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Expect closures and delays around the Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Mosque and these streets: Trafficway to JQH Parkway to St. Louis to Kimbrough and back to Trafficway.

Tumble 2019: Summer Series Kickoff & Social On The Square will be held Friday, June 7, at Park Central Square. That area will close to traffic at 5:15 p.m. and remain closed until after 10 p.m. Expect heavy pedestrian traffic, as Tumble coincides with First Friday Art Walk.

Continued closures: South Kimbrough Ave. from East Harrison St. to East Grand St. will be restricted to one-way traffic starting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, May 30, until 5 p.m., Friday June 28 for street maintenance work. During repair of the southbound lane, southbound traffic will be detoured to South Jefferson/South Roanoke Ave. During repair of the northbound lane, traffic will be detoured to South Holland Ave.

Taste of SoMo is June 22. That event will close Park Central Square for most of the day.

July 2019 Closures

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