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US 65 Southbound Closures

Southwest District Office 417.895.7600

 

August 04, 2019

 

TRAFFIC ALERT:

Southbound Route 65 CLOSED between Sunshine St and Battlefield Rd in Springfield Until August 10

 

Route 65: THE REBUILD Final Phase - Springfield

TRAFFIC ALERT!    

What’s CLOSED:

  • Southbound Route 65 between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road CLOSED for pavement reconstruction
  • Southbound ramp from Sunshine Street to Route 65 CLOSED
  • Southbound Route 65 to Battlefield Road ramp CLOSED 

For How Long:

  • From 12:01 a.m. Sunday, August 4, until as late as Saturday evening, August 10 

What’s OPEN: 

  • Southbound Route 65 north of Sunshine Street and all southbound Route 65 south of Battlefield Road
  • All northbound lanes of Route 65 

Additional Traffic Information:

  • Traffic congestion expected on Sunshine Street, Glenstone Avenue and Battlefield Road
    • Drivers urged to find alternate routes
  • Signed detours:
    • West detour: I-44 to eastbound Missouri Route 360 to eastbound U.S. Route 60 to southbound Route 65
    • East detour: I-44 to Missouri Route 125 to westbound U.S. 60 to southbound Route 65
  • Temporary traffic signals in full operation at Battlefield Road and Blackman Road and at Greene County Route D and Route 125
    • Drivers urged to use caution at both intersections 

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

Project Summary:

  • Sunday-Saturday, August 4-10
    • All southbound lanes of Route 65 CLOSED between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road
    • Southbound on ramp from Sunshine Street to Route 65 CLOSED
    • Southbound off ramp from Route 65 to Battlefield Road CLOSED
  • Saturday-Tuesday, August 10-20
    • All southbound lanes of Route 65 CLOSED between Battlefield Road and Route 60
    • Southbound Route 65 OPEN between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road, but reduced to one lane
    • Southbound on ramp from Battlefield Road to Route 65 CLOSED
    • Southbound Route 65-to-westbound Route 60 ramp CLOSED

All lanes of Route 65 open during the Labor Day holiday (Tuesday-Friday, August 20-September 6)

  • Friday-Saturday, September 6-14
    • All northbound lanes of Route 65 CLOSED between Route 60 and Battlefield Road
    • Eastbound Route 60-to-northbound Route 65 ramp CLOSED
    • Westbound Route 60-to-northbound Route 65 ramp CLOSED
    • Northbound off ramp from Route 65 to Battlefield Road CLOSED
  • Saturday-Friday, September 14-20
    • All northbound lanes of Route 65 CLOSED between Battlefield Road and Sunshine Street
    • Northbound Route 65 OPEN between Route 60 and Battlefield Road, but reduced to one lane
    • Northbound on ramp from Battlefield Road to Route 65 CLOSED
    • Northbound off ramp from Route 65 to Sunshine Street CLOSED
    • Eastbound Route 60-to-northbound Route 65 ramp CLOSED
    • Westbound Route 60-to-northbound Route 65 ramp CLOSED
    • Route 60 crossovers CLOSED between Route 65 and Greene County Routes NN/J
  • September 20-November 1
    • Nighttime lane closings for shoulder construction/guardrail/striping
  • Prime Contractor:Emery Sapp and Sons, Inc. of Columbia
  • Completion Date:November 2019 (However, contractor plans to complete project by late September.)
  • Total Project Cost:$8.1 million 

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