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Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project Update May 11

May 07, 2015 02:03 PM

Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project

Update for Week of May 11, 2015

  • Southbound Off Ramp from Route 65 to Battlefield Road scheduled to reopen on Friday morning, May 8
  • Southbound On Ramp CLOSING from Battlefield Road to Route 65 has been delayed until a future date   

Work Scheduled: 

  • Grading rock and dirt for new northbound Route 65 auxiliary lane between Battlefield Road and Route 65
  • Relocating utilities along Battlefield Road near Woodstock Avenue
  • Hauling rock and dirt to areas on southwest corner of interchange

Traffic Impacts: 

  • Southbound off ramp from Route 65 to Battlefield Road scheduled to REOPEN Friday morning, May 8
  • 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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