Southbound Route 65 Off Ramp to Battlefied Closing RESCHEDULED
April 21, 2015 08:56 AM
Southbound Route 65 Off Ramp to Battlefield Road
CLOSING RESCHEDULED FOR Monday, April 27
Where: Southbound off ramp from Route 65 to Battlefield Road (ramp on northwest corner) in Springfield
When: Ramp CLOSING postponed until 9 a.m. Monday, April 27, due to construction scheduling delays. Ramp could remain closed until Monday, May 11.
What: Contractor crews tearing out existing ramp and replacing it with a new, wider ramp. The work also includes building a new connection from the ramp to the new southbound auxiliary lane.
Traffic Impacts: Ramp will be CLOSED to all traffic. Drivers are urged to use the signed detours. East detour: Sunshine Street to Blackman Road to Battlefield Road. West detour: Sunshine Street to Ingram Mill Road to Battlefield Road.
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