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Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project Update 2 Feb 9

February 06, 2015 01:17 PM

Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project

Update for Week of Feb. 9, 2015

  •  Battlefield Road CLOSED weekend of Feb. 14 for conversion to Diverging Diamond. WATCH FOR DETAILED INFORMATION WEEK OF FEB. 9.
  • Southbound Route 65 lane closings at times between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road

Work Scheduled: 

  • Removing concrete island on Battlefield Road at Route 65
  • Installing pavement striping on Battlefield Road for weekend conversion to diverging diamond
  • Removing shoulders and grading rock and dirt along southbound Route 65 for auxiliary lane between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road
  • Breaking rock and grading dirt in areas along northbound Route 65 for auxiliary lane between Battlefield Road and Sunshine Street
  • Hauling rock and dirt from ramp areas to storage areas

Traffic Impacts: 

  • Battlefield Road CLOSED at Route 65 between Saturday night, February 14, and Monday morning, February 16. Exact times and traffic impacts to be announced early next week.
  • Southbound Route 65 lane closings possible at times.  Lanes only closed during lower traffic volume times.
  • Short-term traffic stops on Route 65 ramps at times to allow trucks to enter and leave work areas

(Weather or construction delays could alter the work schedule.)

Project Summary:

  • 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.

 

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