Southbound Route 65 Off Ramp to Battlefield CLOSED
April 17, 2015 02:18 PM
Southbound Route 65 Off Ramp to Battlefield Road
CLOSED Up to Two Weeks Beginning Friday, April 24
MoDOT TRAFFIC ALERT
Where: Southbound off ramp from Route 65 to Battlefield Road (ramp on northwest corner) in Springfield
When: Before morning rush hour on Friday, April 24, until Friday, May 8. Ramp could reopen sooner than May 8.
What: Contractor crews tearing out existing ramp and replacing it with a wider ramp. The work also includes building a new connection from the ramp to the new southbound auxiliary lane.
Traffic Impacts: Ramp will be CLOSED to all traffic. Drivers are urged to use the signed detours. East detour: Sunshine Street to Blackman Road to Battlefield Road. West detour: Sunshine Street to Ingram Mill Road to Battlefield Road.
Replace Battlefield Road bridge over Route 65
Convert interchange to a Diverging Diamond configuration
Build northbound and southbound auxiliary lanes on Route 65 to connect Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road ramps
Install new traffic signal at Battlefield Road and Woodstock Avenue
Project information with live camera view
Prime Contractor: Hartman and Company, Inc., Springfield
Completion Date: September 2015
Total Project Cost: $12.5 million.
Partnership Project: City of Springfield, Greene County, Ozarks Transportation Organization, Jack Henry & Associates, Justice Jewelers and McLean Enterprises, Inc.