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Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project Update April 6

April 03, 2015

Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project

Update for Week of April 6, 2015

  • Route 65 traffic scheduled to shift away from median at Battlefield Road on Monday evening, April 6
  • Southbound Route 65 lane closings needed during weekend of April 11

Work Scheduled: 

  • Building bridge column in median of Route 65
  • Building retaining walls and bridge supports on either side of Route 65 at Battlefield Road
  • Pouring concrete for southbound Route 65 auxiliary lane between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road
  • Building retaining wall on southwest corner of Battlefield Road and Route 65
  • Installing storm drains along Battlefield Road on either side of Route 65

Traffic Impacts: 

  • Route 65 traffic scheduled to be shifted AWAY from median after 7 p.m. Monday, April 6. Lane shift will remain in place until late August.
  • Route 65 speed limit reduced to 50 mph at Battlefield Road.
  • Southbound right-lane on Route 65 closed between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road. Work hours: daytime hours Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12.
  • 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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