A four-year contract extension between the city and state for street sweeping services has been approved.

The contract was signed by the Board of Public Works and Safety on Monday and will cost Madison $4,410 annually. That is a 20 percent increase over the last contract.

The cleaning focuses on areas, including streets around the bridge and Clifty Drive.

The board also approved street closings for several upcoming festivals and events:

• Mulberry Street between the south side of Main Street and the north side of Second Street, and the alley between Jefferson and West streets will be closed Friday, March 15, from noon to 9 p.m. for Madison's St. Patrick's Day Event and Road Bowling.

• On April 6, Hannah Drive between Ivy Tech Drive and Miles Ridge will be closed from 6:30 to 11 a.m. for the Jefferson County Animal Shelter Spring Sprint 5K.

• Broadway from Main Street to Third Street, will be closed from 5 to 9 p.m. on June 14, July 12, Aug. 9 and Sept. 28 for Music in the Park.

• The annual Riverfest River Run on Aug. 17 will close Vaughn Drive from Fireman's Park to East Street, East Street from Vaughn Drive to First Street, First Street from East Street to Elm Street, Elm Street from First Street to Second Street, Second Street from Elm Street to First Street, First Street from Second  Street and Vine Street, Vine Street from First Street to Second Street, Second Street from Vine Street to Elm Street, Elm Street from Second Street to First Street, First Street from Elm Street to East Street, East Street from First Street to Vaughn Drive and Vaughn Drive from East Street to Fireman's Park. Those roads will all be closed from 7:45 to 10:45 a.m. for the race.