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Route 65 Traffic Shifted AWAY from Median

April 02, 2015 09:19 AM

Route 65 Traffic Shifted AWAY from Median

As Work Progresses on New Battlefield Rd. Bridge


Where: Northbound and southbound lanes of Route 65 at Battlefield Road in Springfield

When: After 7 p.m. Monday, April 6

What: All lanes of northbound and southbound Route 65 traffic shifted to the right away from median to make way for work on a new bridge column.  Traffic shift will remain in place until late summer.

Traffic Impacts:Drivers are urged to slow down when approaching the new traffic pattern.  Workers and equipment will be in the median.

Interchange 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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