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
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
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.)
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.