An email advisory was sent to all business owners on Friday from the Downtown Disctrict Management Corporation. In the letter business owners were advised that a portion of Springfield Avenue will be closed for much of Monday morning. Downtown employees will be allowed to park in 3-hour spaces, said the letter, if no other spaces are available.
According to Kathleen Prunty, the township's Director of Business & Economic Development, the closure of Springfield Avenue from North Avenue to N. Union Avenue will be to accommodate the Mayors Against Illegal Guns press event.
The road closure will last from 9a.m. to 12p.m. and Parking Lot 1 will be closed from 7a.m. to 11a.m.
Here is the email sent to business owners:
TO: All Downtown Business Owners
Important Advisory for Monday, January 14th.
- Springfield Avenue will be closed from North Avenue to N. Union Avenue from 9 am to noon.
- Parking Lot 1 at Springfield & N. Union Avenue will be closed from 7 am to 11 am
- The Police Dept. advises downtown employees may park in any 3 hr parking spot within our township lots on Monday, if no spaces are available.
Your cooperation during this period is greatly appreciated.