Contact: Columbia Public Works Department
A number of construction projects along East Walnut Street between Orr St. and College Ave. will result in the closure of East Walnut from Thursday, August 1 through Saturday, August 17.
City of Columbia Public Works and Community Development staff worked with both public and private contractors to coordinate work schedules so as to close East Walnut for a single period of time rather than close and re-open the road a number of times for each project.
During the closure the following work will occur:
When these projects are complete, some minor lane restrictions may occur while crews re-stripe the intersection for the new left turn lane.
Columbia Transit routes will also be affected by this closure. The affected routes are:
A map of the route changes for Columbia Transit is attached to this release and is also posted on the Columbia Transit web site at GoColumbiaMo.com
All of the work schedule is weather dependent. Motorist, cyclist, and pedestrians will need to find alternate routes.Transit riders may experience some minor delays.
We understand the implication of this closure for many motorist and appreciate your patience while we work to minimize the number of closures on East Walnut and while we also work to improve Columbia's infrastructure.