Roadwork could cause traffic headache near Paxton Keeley Elem.

3 years 8 months 1 week ago Saturday, September 12 2015 Sep 12, 2015 Saturday, September 12, 2015 3:39:00 PM CDT September 12, 2015 in News
By: James Packard, KOMU 8 Reporter
loading

COLUMBIA - Mary Paxton Keeley Elementary School's principal sent a letter to parents Friday explaining a revised traffic flow to accommodate for roadwork near the school.

Principal Adrienne Patton said Friday roadwork around the school would continue through Sept. 17. The work was set to close Park De Ville Road from Ash Street to West Broadway Street Monday and Tuesday. It would also limit traffic flow on Park De Ville Road between Worley Street and Ash Street.

The letter said parents should use Worley Street and Ash Street to access the school through the week. Patton included the map at right to help explain the revised traffic flow.

Patton said a crossing guard would be available during heavy traffic to help ensure safety.

Patton said Friday afternoon she'd heard limited feedback from parents.

"The only parent I heard back from said 'thank you for keeping us so informed we appreciate knowing what's going on'", she said.

A parent at the school Saturday said the roadwork would be a minor inconvenience. He said it appeared the city didn't time the roadwork very well, but school administration did a good job communicating with parents.

Patton said the city communicated with Columbia Public Schools about the construction and how it would affect traffic flow. She said teachers would not count late arrival against students who are held up by traffic.

"We get backed up every day," Patton said. "We have over 700 students."

Patton said the work was expected to last through Thursday.

 

More News

Grid
List
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — A suburban Kansas City school board president has apologized for equating treatment of blondes to... More >>
1 hour ago Tuesday, May 21 2019 May 21, 2019 Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10:22:51 AM CDT May 21, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri Urgent Care will double its operating space by opening a new building on June... More >>
1 hour ago Tuesday, May 21 2019 May 21, 2019 Tuesday, May 21, 2019 9:44:00 AM CDT May 21, 2019 in News
(CNN) -- Severe thunderstorms are raking and flooding parts of the central US on Tuesday, including in Oklahoma, where a... More >>
2 hours ago Tuesday, May 21 2019 May 21, 2019 Tuesday, May 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM CDT May 21, 2019 in News
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says authorities have recovered only 73 of the 654 guns stolen in 2017... More >>
2 hours ago Tuesday, May 21 2019 May 21, 2019 Tuesday, May 21, 2019 8:52:00 AM CDT May 21, 2019 in News
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air an episode of the PBS children's show "Arthur"... More >>
2 hours ago Tuesday, May 21 2019 May 21, 2019 Tuesday, May 21, 2019 8:39:00 AM CDT May 21, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - A former Columbia teacher pleaded guilty Monday to having sexual contact with a student, and will be sentenced... More >>
3 hours ago Tuesday, May 21 2019 May 21, 2019 Tuesday, May 21, 2019 8:26:04 AM CDT May 21, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - A Holts Summit woman pleaded guilty Monday to the 2018 shooting death of David Grant in Callaway County.... More >>
3 hours ago Tuesday, May 21 2019 May 21, 2019 Tuesday, May 21, 2019 8:15:56 AM CDT May 21, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY -- A working smoke detector notified a Jefferson City family of a fire Monday night. They were... More >>
13 hours ago Monday, May 20 2019 May 20, 2019 Monday, May 20, 2019 10:00:00 PM CDT May 20, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY – Governor Mike Parson announced Monday night President Donald Trump approved his request for a major flooding disaster... More >>
16 hours ago Monday, May 20 2019 May 20, 2019 Monday, May 20, 2019 7:13:00 PM CDT May 20, 2019 in Top Stories
FULTON - The Fulton Police Department announced it is cracking down on speeding, especially in school zones. The department... More >>
16 hours ago Monday, May 20 2019 May 20, 2019 Monday, May 20, 2019 7:02:00 PM CDT May 20, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - The Columbia City Council will discuss the future of medical marijuana facilities within city limits at its meeting... More >>
17 hours ago Monday, May 20 2019 May 20, 2019 Monday, May 20, 2019 6:04:00 PM CDT May 20, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - The Boone County Bicentennial Committee wants people to weigh in on the design of a mural to be... More >>
17 hours ago Monday, May 20 2019 May 20, 2019 Monday, May 20, 2019 5:54:00 PM CDT May 20, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick has a very unusual commute from the Capitol to his home in southwest... More >>
18 hours ago Monday, May 20 2019 May 20, 2019 Monday, May 20, 2019 4:45:00 PM CDT May 20, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - People who live in the neighborhood where a naked man was entering homes are talking about making the... More >>
19 hours ago Monday, May 20 2019 May 20, 2019 Monday, May 20, 2019 4:01:00 PM CDT May 20, 2019 in Top Stories
COLUMBIA – The University of Missouri Police Department says it wants to make sure people are safe in the worst-case... More >>
19 hours ago Monday, May 20 2019 May 20, 2019 Monday, May 20, 2019 3:36:00 PM CDT May 20, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - Columbia Regional Airport and United Airlines aren't saying much about an unusual, and lucrative, issue Sunday, but passengers... More >>
20 hours ago Monday, May 20 2019 May 20, 2019 Monday, May 20, 2019 3:22:00 PM CDT May 20, 2019 in News
ROCHEPORT - The Missouri River Bridge at Rocheport is almost 60 years old and it is in desperate need of... More >>
20 hours ago Monday, May 20 2019 May 20, 2019 Monday, May 20, 2019 3:07:00 PM CDT May 20, 2019 in Continuous News
CAMDENTON - Firefighters struggled to get water Sunday as a house in Camdenton burned completely. The home was located... More >>
20 hours ago Monday, May 20 2019 May 20, 2019 Monday, May 20, 2019 2:52:00 PM CDT May 20, 2019 in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 56°
12pm 64°
1pm 68°
2pm 70°
3pm 73°