Seventh Street Closure Brings A Different Route

8 years 7 months 1 week ago Thursday, August 12 2010 Aug 12, 2010 Thursday, August 12, 2010 10:03:32 PM CDT August 12, 2010 in News
COLUMBIA - Seventh Street in downtown Columbia closed Thursday to allow construction crews to make repairs to City Hall. In the meantime, workers have created a makeshift drive-thru in an alleyway between Seventh and Eighth streets. Drivers wanting to use the drive-thru should use an entrance into the alley on Eighth Street between Broadway and Walnut Streets.

The city has signs on Eighth Street to point drivers in the right direction.

Carmelita Crum, a worker at a nearby parking garage, says she projects there will be heavy traffic in the future, despite seeing little traffic Thursday.

"It's been pretty decent today," Crum said. "People are making ways so they can go through the drive-thru and everything. So, it's been pretty nice."

All work on City Hall is scheduled to finish in about two months.

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