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Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project Update Mar 16

March 13, 2015 11:01 AM

Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project

Update for Week of March 16, 2015

  • Lane closings expected along Route 65 during lower traffic volume times
  • Building bridge columns along shoulders on either side of Route 65 at Battlefield Road

Work Scheduled: 

  • Building retaining walls and installing supports for new bridge along northbound and southbound Route 65 under Battlefield Road
  • Building new pavement for temporary Route 65 traffic shift underneath Battlefield Road
  • Grading rock and dirt along southbound shoulder of Route 65 between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road for new auxiliary lane
  • Breaking up rock and hauling it away along northbound shoulder of Route 65 between Battlefield Road and Sunshine Street for new auxiliary lane

Traffic Impacts: 

  • Lane closings on southbound Route 65 between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road at various times.  Lane closings possible between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. and between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • TRAFFIC CONGESTIONon Battlefield Road at Route 65. One lane open in each direction until August or September 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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