June 20, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Street Closures & Event Parking Guidance for
The City of Republic’s 22nd Annual Have-A-Blast Patriotic Celebration Scheduled for Friday, June 29, 2018
REPUBLIC, MO – The City of Republic will host the 22nd Annual Have-A-Blast Patriotic Celebration on Friday, June 29, 2018 at J.R. Martin Park (300 E. Hines) from 6:00 - 10:15 p.m. The event will require the temporary closure of East Hines Street from Hampton Ave. to the Republic Middle School, Park Road, the Republic Middle School access road north of Harrison & south of Middle School, and portions of Boston Lane from 5:30 p.m. to approximately 10:45 p.m. Advanced notice of the road closures will be marked with roadside signs; however, no detour routes are available. Through traffic is advised to avoid the noted streets. Questions or comments concerning these road closures may be directed to Andrew Nelson, Public Works Director, at 732-3400.
Multiple parking areas have been reserved for the event and include: Republic Middle School (Donations Accepted by the Republic Band Boosters), Garoutte Field (Donations Accepted by the Boy Scouts), Schofield Elementary and Price Elementary (Donations Accepted by the Boy Scouts), McCulloch Elementary, and Lyon Elementary. The accessible parking area for the event, located at The Amp and tennis court parking lot, is available only by displaying an accessible parking tag to the barricade attendants located at the intersection of Hines Street and Hampton Avenue.
For more information on the event, please visit www.republicmo.com or contact the Republic Parks & Recreation Department at 732-3500.
For more questions or media inquiries, contact:
Andrew Nelson, Public Works Director at 417-732-3400
Jennafer Mayfield, Community Outreach Superintendent at 417-732-3500
Mike Landis, Public Information Officer at 417-732-3149
Map of planned road closures: /DocumentCenter/View/2100