Beginning Tuesday, July 20th, the east bound lanes on Washington Street will be closed between Lincoln and Illinois Streets to accommodate a fireline water installation at Dubois Elementary School. These lanes will re-open once road surface repairs are complete.Motorists should plan to take alternative routes and should slow down and be aware of construction and repair crews and equipment in and near roadways. This work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.
Those wanting to start a career as an Apprentice Electrician at the City of Springfield’s City Water, Light and Power still have time to qualify and apply. The Lineman and Non-Lineman Apprenticeship Program includes on-the-job training and coursework to provide knowledge and technical information related to the various positions being offered. Recruiting is planned for both Lineman and Non-Lineman positions including: Journeyman Lineman; Substation Electrician; Relay Technician, Communications Technician,
The Springfield Fire Department, in coordination with City Water Light & Power, will begin Fire Hydrant Testing on May 10, 2021. Testing is expected to be ongoing Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. until August. Annual testing is essential to ensure fire hydrants are operating efficiently for fire protection purposes. Water can become discolored in service areas located in the vicinity of the hydrant tests. If discoloration occurs, residents may run cold water through the tap until the