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FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (June 25, 2020) — Due to ongoing construction related to the new General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, the following road closures are set to begin soon:

— June 26 to 28: A small section of First Street, east of the intersection with Nebraska/Spruce Avenue will be closed. The detour route is Army and Nebraska Avenues.

— June 30: Mill and overlay asphalt work being done on First Street, east of Nebraska Ave intersection.

— July 1 and 2: The Nebraska Avenue detour route will be established by installing temporary traffic controls and pavement markings along Missouri Avenue and First Street.

— July 2 to Oct 14, 2023: Nebraska Ave will be closed between First Street and Army Avenue. The North Dakota spur will also be closed.

Map road closures due to hospital construction. (Courtesy image)


About Fort Leonard Wood

Fort Leonard Wood is a thriving and prosperous installation that has evolved from a small basic training post more than 75 years ago to a premier Army Center of Excellence that trains more than 80,000 military and civilians each year.

Fort Leonard Wood is home to the U.S Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and three U.S. Army schools: the U.S. Army Engineer School; U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School; and the U.S. Army Military Police School. In addition to training engineer, CBRN and military police specialties for the Army, Fort Leonard Wood also provides gender-integrated in-processing and Basic Combat Training for new Soldiers.

Fort Leonard Wood also hosts and trains with the largest Marine Corps Detachment and Air Force Squadron on any Army installation as well as a large Navy construction detachment.

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