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Lawrence Avenue

The City of Springfield held a public informational meeting regarding the proposed safety improvements for Lawrence Avenue including the intersections for MacArthur Boulevard and Walnut Street, on August 24, 2022, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 533 S. Walnut Street. This is the second meeting for this safety project where modified section designs will be shared with the community. The first hearing took place on December 6, 2021.

For those who were unable to attend the open house, information is available below. Comments may be submitted via email to or via U.S. Mail to the Office of Public Works, Attn: T.J. Heavisides, 300 S. 7th Street, 2nd Floor, Springfield, IL 62701. All comments must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7, 2022.