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West Springfield Street To Close For Bridge Work

Starting Wednesday, July 3, Mt. Vernon Street west of Kansas Expressway will be closed for three months for construction to replace the Mt. Vernon Street bridge over Jordan Creek. 

According to the City of Springfield, the Mt. Vernon Bridge Replacement Project will be partially funded through the federal On-System Bridge Program, with the remaining portion funded through reimbursement funds from the Missouri Department of Transportation received from a previous project.

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.