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Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project Update Mar 30

March 27, 2015 10:32 AM

Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project

Update for Week of March 30, 2015

  • Route 65 traffic scheduled to shift away from median for bridge work late in the week

Work Scheduled: 

  • Building retaining walls and bridge supports on either side of Route 65 at Battlefield Road
  • Shifting Route 65 traffic away from median for bridge work late in the week
  • Removing southbound outside shoulder of Route 65 to make way for new auxiliary lane
  • Installing storm drains along Battlefield Road near Woodstock Avenue

Traffic Impacts: 

  • Route 65 traffic scheduled to be shifted AWAY from median late in the week. Weather or construction delays could postpone the traffic shift until the week of April 6.
  • Lane closings on Route 65 underneath Battlefield Road during lower traffic volume times.  Work hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Southbound right lane closed at times on Route 65 between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road.  Lane closings possible between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • 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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