SPRINGFIELD -- With disaster recovery funds from the 2011 tornado, Springfield is advertising for bids to begin the long-awaited
Competitive bids are due by
“It’s been a real long haul, that’s for sure,” Public Works Director
Cignoli is hoping that barring any forced delays, work will begin in June. General construction is currently being allowed by the state during the coronavirus pandemic, but under restrictions set by the administration of Gov.
The corridor project will result in the realignment and reconstruction of roadways, new sidewalks and traffic signals, landscape improvements, new crosswalks. A narrow section of
The project is centered along
Properties demolished prior to construction were
The demolition work was also funded by the tornado recovery funds.
“This project continues my administrations investment in all our neighborhoods -- quite a positive transformation is occurring for all the families of our Central Street Corridor area,” Sarno said.
Bids are due by
“I am very happy to finally get this thing done,” Cignoli said. “This road is in such horrible condition. This will really help that area a lot more.”
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