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Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project Update June 8

June 05, 2015 10:43 AM

Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project

Update for Week of June 8, 2015

  • Northbound off ramp from U.S. Route 65 to Battlefield Road CLOSED June 9 until June 29
  • Battlefield Road scheduled to CLOSE between U.S. Route 65 and Woodstock Drive June 21 until June 29

Work Scheduled:  

  • Rebuilding and widening northbound off ramp from Route 65 to Battlefield Road
  • Rebuilding and widening southbound on ramp from Battlefield Road to Route 65
  • Pouring concrete for a bridge approach on either side of the new Battlefield Road bridge over Route 65
  • Building curb and gutter on the southwest corner of the interchange along Battlefield Road

Traffic Impacts:  

  • Northbound Route 65 off ramp to Battlefield Road CLOSED after 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 9, until Monday, June 29
  • All six lanes of Route 65 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.
  • Lane closings possible at times on Route 65 during lower traffic volume times
  • Route 65 speed limit reduced to 50 mph during lane closings
  • 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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