POSTED ON BEHALF OF THE JOPLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT (CORRECTED NEWS RELEASE)
Lane Closure on November 29, in an effort to reduce traffic congestion.
With one of the busiest shopping days approaching, the Joplin Police Department and City of Joplin want to inform all motorist of a lane closure in the shopping districts.
At 4th and Geneva, the City of Joplin, will be closing the left turn lane for northbound traffic on Geneva to make a left turn to go towards Rangeline on 4th. Left turns will also be prohibited on this day as well. There will be cones and sign informing motorist of the lane closure.
Corporal Haskins advised, "by prohibiting the left turns at this intersection it helps prevent some congestion at other intersections. It's important on one of the busiest shopping days of the year, that all motorist be patient with everything and plan accordingly to get through town with the extra traffic".
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