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Southwest District Office 417.895.7600

August 07, 2017 12:24 AM
ROUTE 65 REBUILD TRAFFIC ALERT
Northbound Route 65 CLOSED Between Sunshine St. & Chestnut Exp. in Springfield

NORTHBOUND ROUTE 65 NOW CLOSED BETWEEN SUNSHINE STREET AND CHESTNUT EXPRESSWAY                        

WHAT’S CLOSED:  

  • Northbound Route 65 CLOSED between Sunshine Street and Chestnut Expressway until late in the day on Sunday, August 13
  • Ramp from Sunshine Street to northbound Route 65 CLOSED
  • Ramp from northbound Route 65 to Chestnut Expressway CLOSED 

WHAT’S OPEN:  

  • Northbound Route 65 OPEN between Route 60 and Sunshine Street
  • Northbound Route 65 OPEN between Chestnut Expressway and I-44
  • Northbound Route 65 ramp to Sunshine Street is OPEN; northbound drivers can and must exit at Sunshine Street
  • All southbound lanes of Route 65 in Springfield are OPEN 

TRAFFIC IMPACTS:  

  • ROUTE 65:
    • Northbound Route 65 CLOSED between Sunshine Street and Chestnut Expressway
  • ROUTE 65 DETOUR:
    • Signed detour using Route 60/360 to I-44 (west loop around Springfield)
    • Secondary detour using Route 60 to Route 125 to I-44 east of SpringfieldDrivers encouraged to find alternate routes to destinations inside Springfield including Glenstone Avenue, Kansas Expressway and West Bypass
  • TEMPORARY TRAFFIC SIGNALS:
    • Located at Eastgate Avenue & Cherry Street, Eastgate Avenue & Catalpa Street, and LeCompte Road & Division Street intersections
    • Traffic signals in full operation
    • Delays occurring at three temporary traffic signals
    • Traffic signals are temporary and will be removed when the closings of Route 65 are complete in late August/early September 

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

Project Summary:

  • Rebuild outside two lanes in both directions of Route 65 between Kearney Street and Sunshine Street
  • Route 65 CLOSED in segments (between interchanges) in one direction at a time from week of July 10 until first of September
  • Northbound closings start on August 7 with completion by early September
    • Northbound closed between Sunshine Street and Chestnut Expressway week of August 7
    • Northbound closed between Chestnut Expressway and Division Street week of August 14
    • Northbound closed between Division Street and Kearney Street week of August 21
  • Southbound closings COMPLETED
    • Southbound closed between Kearney and Division Streets week of July 10 – COMPLETED
    • Southbound closed between Division Street and Chestnut Expressway week of July 17 -- COMPLETED
    • Southbound closed between Chestnut Expressway and Sunshine Street week of July 24 -- COMPLETED
  • Rebuild or repair interchange ramps
  • Upgrade guardrail
  • Rebuild outside shoulders
  • Prime Contractor: Millstone Weber, LLC of St. Charles, Mo.
  • Completion Date: November 2017
  • Total Project Cost: $7.9 million

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

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