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Route 65 Six-Lane Project - Springfield

Route 65 Six-Laning Project - Springfield

Update for Week of December 26, 2016


  • No work on project expected until the week of Jan. 2, 2017 

Work Scheduled:  

  • No work scheduled 

Traffic Impacts:  

  • No traffic impacts on Route 65
    • Timbercrest Road underneath Route 65, the Galloway Greenways trail and the James River Water trail CLOSED until fall 2017
    • Drivers urged to use alternate routes to get around the Timbercrest Road closing
    • Trail users are urged to use other Greenways trails in the area
  • Route 65 speed limit reduced in work zone 

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

Project Summary:

  • Widen Route 65 to six lanes — three lanes in each direction — between Route 60 and a point south of Evans Road to continue the progress to six lane Route 65 toward Ozark
  • Widen and rehabilitate southbound Route 65 bridge over Lake Springfield to accommodate new lanes and to lengthen eastbound Route 60-to-southbound Route 65 ramp
  • Replace northbound Route 65 bridge over Lake Springfield with new, wider span to replace old bridge in constant need of repair
  • Extend northbound Route 65 ramps to Route 60 

Prime Contractor:Emery Sapp and Sons, Columbia

Completion Date:November 2017

Total Project Cost:$21 million.





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