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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.

November 2019 Closures

The Bass Pro Shops Fitness Series will host four events Sunday, Nov. 3, from 7-10 a.m. The courses for the half-marathon, marathon and marathon relay will all pass through Downtown Springfield. Be alert for street closures and runners.

The Festival of Lights Kickoff and Mayor’s Tree Lighting Ceremony are Saturday, Nov. 23. Park Central Square will be closed to traffic during the event.

Streets will be closed around Downtown Thursday, Nov. 28, for the 25th Annual Turkey Trot. Be alert for runners and walkers, as well as detours.

College Station Car Park waterproofing maintenance will continue. Expect a periodic reduction in the number of parking stalls available through July 2020 as contractors work. The maintenance project will consist of renovating the water barrier on the lower levels of the structure that act as a roof to the businesses below, resealing the pavement panel joints and other general repairs throughout the structure.

Portions of the garage will be closed in various phases with entering and exiting traffic routed around affected areas accordingly.

Phase One: Beginning Monday, Oct. 14, the west half of the second floor will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic for approximately 3-4 weeks, impacting approximately 100 parking spaces.

Phase Two: Following completion of Phase One (weather permitting), the east half of the second floor will be closed for approximately three weeks.

Phase Three: Maintenance and repairs to the upper floors will then continue as weather allows. Completion is expected by early summer.

December 2019 Closures

Sherman Parkway will close at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad crossing, at the intersection of Sherman Parkway and Phelps Street, near Hammons Field, beginning 8 a.m., Monday, Dec. 2 through Friday, Dec. 20 (weather permitting) for the installation of a railroad crossing signal by the BNSF Railway Company.

The Downtown Springfield Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. Expect road closures and heavy pedestrian traffic during the day.

College Station Car Park waterproofing maintenance will continue. Expect a periodic reduction in the number of parking stalls available through July 2020 as contractors work. The maintenance project will consist of renovating the water barrier on the lower levels of the structure that act as a roof to the businesses below, resealing the pavement panel joints and other general repairs throughout the structure.

January 2020 Closures

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day March will be held Monday, Jan. 20, starting at 8 a.m. The march begins at Jordan Valley Ice Park (635 East Trafficway St.) and goes over the MLK Bridge on Benton before winding north on Jefferson to the Gillioz Theatre. Be alert for street closures that morning.

College Station Car Park waterproofing maintenance will continue. Expect a periodic reduction in the number of parking stalls available through July 2020 as contractors work. The maintenance project will consist of renovating the water barrier on the lower levels of the structure that act as a roof to the businesses below, resealing the pavement panel joints and other general repairs throughout the structure.