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Southwest District Office: (417) 895-7600

July 24, 2014 01:12 PM
Route 171/Route 43 Roundabout Construction
Update for Week of July 28, 2014

Work scheduled:

  • Applying permanent lane stripes (weather permitting)
  • Roundabout scheduled to open to two lanes by Wednesday morning (pending permanent lane striping)
  • Building concrete islands
  • Landscaping the center of the roundabout
  • Installing overhead sign trusses at night
  • Applying grass seed and mulch
  • Cleaning up in areas

Weather and/or construction delays will alter the work schedule.

Traffic Impacts:

  • Lane closing possible at times
  • At least one lane open in each direction at all times


Project Background:

  • Build two-lane roundabout at Route 171/Route 43 intersection in Airport Drive
  • Widen Route 171 to five-lanes (two lanes in each direction with a center turn lane) between Route 43 to just east of Fir Road
  • Prime Contractor: APAC, Springfield
  • Completion Date: August 28, 2014
  • Construction Cost: $2.6 million


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Navigating a Roundabout



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