The City of Branson will begin the undergrounding of utilities from Presley’s Country Jubilee to the Branson Ferris Wheel starting on January 5, 2022, to enhance the visual aesthetics of W. 76 Country Blvd.
This project will relocate all overhead power lines underground. It is the result of the positive partnership between the 76 Entertainment Community Improvement District (CID) and the local government at City Hall and is an important step to continue the 76 revitalization project.
The Branson Board of Aldermen passed the final contracts with the utility companies for the project in August 2021. The project will cost $1.7 million that is funded through the 76 Entertainment CID.
Weather permitting, the project is expected to be complete by the end of April 2022. Winter weather precipitation and cold temperatures could prolong this date of completion.
This project will involve temporary lane closures, equipment trucks and crews working in the area. Great effort is being taken to ensure minimal impact to businesses, customers and properties in the area.