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Southwest District Office 417.895.7600

June 26, 2017 12:26 PM
Chestnut Expressway CLOSED at Night on June 26 and Possibly June 27

Chestnut Expressway CLOSED at night between Ingram Mill Road and Belcrest Avenue Monday and, possibly, Tuesday, June 26-27, for water line installation.

Where: Chestnut Expressway between Ingram Mill Road and Belcrest Avenue west of Route 65 in Springfield 

What: Chestnut Expressway CLOSED at night for water line installation 

When:  9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, June 26. If the work can’t be completed, crews may work again on Tuesday night, June 27. 


  • Chestnut Expressway CLOSED  to all traffic during nighttime hours. Chestnut Expressway OPEN during daytime hours.
  • Signed detour:
    • For eastbound traffic: Belcrest Avenue to Cairo Street to Union Avenue to Cherry Street to Ingram Mill Road
    • For westbound traffic: Ingram Mill Road to Cherry Street to Union Avenue to Cairo Street to Belcrest Avenue 

Project Facts:

  • Build new roads on either side of Chestnut Expressway to provide access to area businesses
  • Build a bridge on Chestnut Expressway over the railroad tracks west of Chestnut Expressway
  • Install a new traffic signal at Ingram Mill Road and Chestnut Expressway
  • Total project cost estimate: $14.8 million
  • Completion: Late November 2017
  • Partnership project: city of Springfield, Greene County, Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad, MoDOT


(For more information, call MoDOT in Springfield at 417-895-7600 or visit www.modot.org/southwest

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