Are Stay At Home Orders Showing an Impact?

Local officials reported on Friday significant decreases in traffic after the issuance of stay at home orders, with the city of Springfield saying traffic engineers noted at 40% decrease in traffic.

On Saturday afternoon, March 28, OI had a photographer capture main intersections and roadways in Branson, Nixa, and Springfield, to see if traffic levels showed a marked difference from the norm. We also captured the parking lots of grocery or big box stores to compare store traffic.

Below are the photos captured between 1 and 5 p.m.:

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