Overnight Slowdowns on US 65 at Battlefield on April 17
April 15, 2015 03:57 PM
Overnight Traffic Slowdowns on Route 65
At Battlefield Road on Friday Night, April 17
MoDOT Traffic Alert
Where: Northbound and southbound Route 65 between Route 60 and Sunshine Street in Springfield
When: 9 p.m. Friday, April 17, until 2 a.m. Saturday, April 18
What: Route 65 traffic slowed and possibly stopped for short periods to allow contractor crews to install bridge girders for the new south half of the Battlefield Road bridge over Route 65.
Traffic Impacts: Law enforcement officers will slow Route 65 traffic starting at Route 60 for northbound drivers and at Sunshine Street for southbound drivers. Traffic will be slowed and possibly stopped for very short periods while the girders are placed and secured.
NOTE: Lane closings are possible on Route 65 Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19, to allow contractor crews to do other bridge work.
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.