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Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project Update Nov 24

November 21, 2014 08:17 AM

Battlefield Road/Route 65 Interchange Reconstruction Project

Update for Week of Nov. 24, 2014

  • No work scheduled at interchange from noon on Wednesday, Nov. 26, until Monday morning, Dec. 1, for Thanksgiving holiday weekend
  • Removing rock and grading dirt at northwest corner of interchange

Work Scheduled: 

  • Breaking rock and grading dirt on the north side of Battlefield Road along the southbound Route 65 off ramp to prepare area for bridge construction and ramp widening
  • Extending drain pipes along southbound Route 65 between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road for new auxiliary lane
  • Relocating utilities in various locations

Traffic Impacts: 

  • No lane closings planned on Battlefield Road or on Route 65
  • Crews and equipment close to traffic

(Weather or construction delays could alter the work schedule.)

Project Summary:

  • Replace Battlefield Road bridge over Route 65
  • 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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