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Focus On

Public Art in Springfield

Walking through Downtown Springfield, you’ll notice it has become a lot more colorful in the last five years. It’s due in part to the City Manager’s Office Community Art Program which spearheaded a 5-year public art plan that includes notable downtown pieces like The Official Simpsons Mural (a two-time winner of the Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor) and the Ken Kesey Mural. The program also established public art pieces throughout the community such as the Read more...

December 10, 2018|

Bicycle Friendly City

Did you know Springfield is a Bicycle Friendly Community? We sure are. The League of American Bicyclists recognized the Springfield community for its improvements and support of bicycle transportation. Springfield City Hall was also recognized by Travel Oregon as a Bike Friendly Business. Springfield’s road and path system, including the Mill Race Path and Thurston Hills mountain bike trails, attracts bicyclists each year, providing economic health, transportation, tourism, and scenic benefits. To improve safety and Read more...

December 10, 2018|

Downtown Lighting

Lined throughout Downtown Springfield are about 100 street lights that harken back to a time gone by. While they have a retro feel, they’re actually using advanced technologies. We purchased the decorative light fixtures from the City of San Diego for $85 each then renovated them for LED lighting. The LED light source allows for lower energy consumption, longer life span, smaller size, faster switching, and less breakage. Combined, this creates a high-quality light fixture at a Read more...

December 10, 2018|

Glenwood Growth

Many may notice redevelopment budding in Glenwood. This didn’t happen overnight and it’s not happenstance. The Glenwood area of Springfield made headlines in 2018 as a major project was completed and a new land purchase marked a significant milestone in advancing the community’s vision for Glenwood. In May 2018, work on the New Franklin Boulevard Phase 1 project finished, several months ahead of schedule. The new boulevard improves safe transportation options such as bicycling, walking, Read more...

December 10, 2018|
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