Battlefield Road at Route 65
Diverging Diamond/Bridge Project
Here's a look at the final product at Battlefield Road and Route 65 in Springfield. The project was completed on September 30, 2015.
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- Install new traffic signal at Battlefield Road and Woodstock Avenue
- November 2014-January 2015
- Build auxiliary lanes along Route 65 between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road
- January 2015-May 2015
- Replace south half of Battlefield Road bridge over Route 65
- Convert interchange to Diverging Diamond traffic pattern
- Improve intersection of Battlefield Road and Woodstock Avenue
- May 2015-August 2015
- Replace north half of Battlefield Road bridge over Route 65
- August 2015-September 2015
- Open Diverging Diamond interchange to three lanes in each direction
- Build new islands and medians
- Nighttime lane closings on Battlefield Road and on Route 65. Work hours: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
- Switch to Diverging Diamond traffic pattern in January or February
- Route 65 CLOSED up to 30 hours on two different occasions for bridge demolition. During the closings, Route 65 traffic routed over the ramps.
- Ramps at interchange CLOSED up to two weeks (only two ramps closed at a time)
- Battlefield Road over Route 65 CLOSED up to 32 hours for switch to final configuration
- During daytime hours, one lane in each direction will remain open on Battlefield Road and six lanes will remain open on Route 65
Project cost: $12.5 million
Project is a partnership between MoDOT, city of Springfield, Greene County, Ozarks Transportation Organization, Jack Henry & Associates, Justice Jewelers and McLean Enterprises, Inc.
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