Several Springfield construction projects underway next week

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The Springfield Public Works Department has announced several construction projects scheduled to begin next week.

Starting on June 19, the Archer Elevator Road and Iles Avenue intersection will be closed a quarter of a mile in all directions for the installation of a roundabout and roadway expansion.  This project is expected to last until November, and one entrance to the YMCA and Concordia Village will be open at all times.

Other projects scheduled to begin June 19 will affect the following roads:

- N. 11th St. (N. Grand – Black)
- Beaver Creek Ln.
- Brittany St.
- Broadway
- Buckeye (Hilltop-Beaver Creek)
- Converse Ave. (8th – 11th)
- Fayette Ave. (Connecticut-Park)
- Feldkamp Ave. (Fayette-Lawrence)
- Greencastle Circle
- Monroe St. (Park-MacArthur)
- Otter Ln.
- Queensway Rd. (Sheridan-W Lake Shore)
- Bryn Mawr Blvd. (4th-11th)
- South Grand (Walnut-MacArthur)
- Outer Park Dr. (Bates-MacArthur) – concrete patching
- Ash St. (MacArthur-2nd) – concrete patching
- Cook St. (New-Pasfield)
- English St. (Washington-Jefferson)
- Franklin St. (N Grand-Oak Ridge)
- Ledlie Ave. (N Grand-Oak Ridge)
- Lincoln St. (Washington-Jefferson)
- MacArthur Blvd. (Calhoun-N Grand)

Additionally, South Grand Avenue West, between MacArthur Boulevard and Walnut Street, will be closed in both directions for pavement resurfacing, starting June 20.  The closure will be in place from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m., and is expected to last until June 22.

Motorists are encouraged to slow down, use caution, and seek alternate routes.

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