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Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project Update April 20

April 17, 2015 08:53 AM

Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project

Update for Week of April 20, 2015

  • Northbound right-lane closed on Route 65 between Battlefield Road and Sunshine Street
  • Crews focus on completing south half of Battlefield Road bridge over Route 65

 Work Scheduled: 

  • Removing existing shoulder and grading dirt for new northbound Route 65 auxiliary lane between Battlefield Road and Route 65
  • Preparing south half of Battlefield Road bridge for new concrete driving surface
  • Installing storm drains along Battlefield Road on either side of Route 65
  • Building retaining wall on southwest corner of Battlefield Road and Route 65

Traffic Impacts: 

  • Northbound right-lane of Route 65 closed between Battlefield Road and Sunshine Street during lower traffic volume times.
  • Route 65 speed limit reduced to 50 mph during lane closings
  • Route 65 traffic shifted AWAY from median at Battlefield Road
  • TRAFFIC CONGESTIONon 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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