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Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project Update Dec 22

December 18, 2014 09:31 AM

Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project

Update for Week of Dec. 22, 2014

  • Short-term traffic stops on the northbound on ramp and southbound off ramp
  • No work on project between noon on Christmas Eve and Monday, Dec. 29

Work Scheduled: 

  • Breaking rock ‘round the clock and excavating dirt along the northbound on ramp (northeast ramp)
  • Hauling rock and dirt from northbound on ramp (northeast ramp) to storage areas including southbound Route 65 for future auxiliary lane

Traffic Impacts: 

  • Short-term traffic stops on northbound on ramp (northeast ramp) and southbound off ramp (northwest ramp)
  • Right shoulder closed along southbound Route 65 at times
  • No lane closings planned on Battlefield Road or on Route 65
  • Be alert for trucks entering and leaving 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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