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Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project Update April 13

April 10, 2015 11:24 AM

Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project

Update for Week of April 13, 2015

  • Southbound right-lane closed on Route 65 between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road April 10-12 for paving
  • Nighttime traffic slowdowns and short-term traffic stops on Route 65 at Battlefield Road April 17-19 for bridge work

Work Scheduled: 

  • Pouring concrete for southbound Route 65 auxiliary lane between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12
  • Building bridge column in median of Route 65
  • Installing bridge girders for new Battlefield Road bridge over Route 65 Friday-Sunday, April 17-19
  • Grading shoulder along southbound Route 65 between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road
  • Grading work to widen southbound Route 65 off ramp (northwest corner of Battlefield Road and Route 65)
  • Building retaining wall on southwest corner of Battlefield Road and Route 65
  • Installing storm drain across Woodstock Avenue (nighttime noise possible for one or two nights for breaking rock)
  • Installing curb and gutter along Battlefield Road between Woodstock Avenue and Turtle Hatch Road east of Route 65

Traffic Impacts: 

  • Southbound right-lane of Route 65 closed between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road ‘round the clock between 7 p.m. Friday, April 10, until 6 p.m. Sunday, April 12
  • Route 65 slowdowns and possible traffic stops at Battlefield Road.  Work hours: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday-Sunday, April 17-19.
  • Route 65 traffic shifted AWAY from median at Battlefield Road
  • TRAFFIC CONGESTION on Battlefield Road at Route 65. One lane open in each direction in diverging diamond traffic pattern
  • Crews and equipment entering and leaving work areas

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

Project Summary:

  • Replace Battlefield Road bridge over Route 65 one-half at a time
  • 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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