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- The next Spring Roll is from Boonville & Olive at 2:00 pm Sunday, September 19
- The next SpringBike Club Meeting is at 7:00 Monday, October 11 via Zoom
Recently Completed Construction
- The project connecting the Galloway Creek Trail with the Brentwood neighborhood including a trail from Galloway Creek Trail south of Covington Street to the intersection of Lone Pine Avenue and Greenwood Street and a traffic signal at the intersection of Lone Pine Avenue and Greenwood Street.
- The Galloway Creek Trail reconstruction project from Sequiota Park to Republic Road.
- Dirt 66 on the north side of Fellows Lake is complete including 12.1 miles of natural surface single-track trail.
- An 810-foot segment of the Chadwick Flyer Trail on the north side of State Highway CC on the frontage of Sonrise Baptist Church west of Fremont Road.
- Fassnight Creek Storm Water Project is between National Avenue and Virginia Avenue is under construction. Brookside Drive is closed to through traffic between Green Avenue and Kings Avenue.
- A traffic calming project is under construction on Cherry Street between Fremont Avenue and Weller Avenue with completion scheduled for this fall.
- Jackson Street (Route 14) in Ozark is being widened to five lanes between 16th Street and the Finley River bridge including trail crossings under Jackson Street near 12th Street and near 16th Street to be completed by fall 2021. Trails will connect the Ozark Community Center with the Junior High School, the High School, and Ozark Innovation Center.
- Central Street between Clay Avenue and Benton Avenue is being reconstructed as a complete street with a sidewalk on one side and a sidepath on the other.
- The Lone Pine Bike Park west of Galloway Trail between Southern Hills Boulevard and Covington Street to include new natural surface trails is on hold for further review.
- Fassnight Creek Trail is under contract for construction between Jefferson Avenue and Clay Avenue through Fall.
- Fassnight Trail between Clay Avenue and the Art Museum will be constructed in the fall.
- Fellows Lake Dirt 66 ultimately will include 35 miles of single-track trail around Fellows Lake. Current construction which will add 6.3 miles of single-track trail includes trail south of the dam and east of Farm Road 197 on the south shore of Fellows Lake.
- The old Riverside bridge was hoisted onto new piers near its original location crossing the Finley River near Ozark Mill in March and approaches are under construction.
- A sidewalk is under construction along the south side of West Division Street from Kansas Expressway to West Avenue.
- There will be no shoulders on the MO Hwy D (Sunshine Street) bridge over the James River west of MO Hwy J due to bridge maintenance through October 29.
Funded Construction (completion within next year)
- Chadwick Flyer Trail (4200 ft) at MO Hwy CC and Fremont Road is scheduled for construction this fall.
- Traffic Calming projects will be constructed at South Avenue and Pershing Street, Jefferson Avenue and Elm Street, and Benton Avenue and Calhoun Street
- Additional walkway/trail is to be added to East Commons (at East Trafficway and National Avenue)
- The Jefferson Avenue Footbridge over the BNSF Railroad is to be rehabilitated and accessible features
- For the Grant Avenue Parkway Project, a design-build team has been selected and is scheduled for approval by City Council in September. Design and right-of-way acquisition will occur through summer of 2022 and construction is expected through summer 2024. Grant Avenue from Walnut Street to Sunshine Street will be reconstructed to include a side path on one side, improved 5-foot sidewalk on other side, underground utilities, landscaping, improved lighting, and other features funded by a BUILD Grant. Get information at https://grantavenueparkway.com/.
- Republic Road between James River Freeway and Fairview Avenue including Campbell Avenue intersection is to be widened to two through lanes east and west, double left turn lanes, right-turn slip lanes, bike lanes, sidewalks and pedestrian signals. Bike lanes are to be extended from James River Freeway to Kansas Avenue.
- Division Street from Fremont Avenue to Glenstone Avenue is to be widened to three lanes with 10-foot sidepath on south side connecting to Jordan Creek Trail and sidewalk on north side.
- Galloway Road from Luster Avenue to Lone Pine Avenue is to be widened and levelled including two through lanes and a two-way left turn lane on a curb and gutter street and a sidewalk on one side and a bicycle sidepath on the other side and intersection modifications at each end.
- The bridge on Main Avenue over Jordan Creek will be rebuilt including sidewalk and sidepath on roadway surface.
- Walnut Street bridge over Jordan Creek is to be replaced including provision for trail along Jordan Creek.
- Fassnight Creek Trail will be extended from Clay Avenue to the Springfield Art Museum in winter/spring 2022.
- Cherokee Trail of Tears Trail will be constructed as a walk-bike trail through Battlefield City Park with connections to public streets west and north of the park (bid in 2021).
- City of Republic and Greene County will acquire right-of-way and construct a walk/bike trail along Elm Street and Farm Road 182 between Matteson Avenue and State Highway ZZ.