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Southwest District Office (417) 895-7600

August 05, 2013 03:40 PM
Work Begins Aug. 8 to Build Auxiliary Lanes
On Route 60 in Springfield

Springfield, Greene County -- Work begins Thursday, Aug. 8, on two projects along Route 60 (James River Freeway) in southwest Springfield that will require nighttime lane closings when needed, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.

Lane closings can begin as early as 7 p.m., with work completed and all lanes open by 6 a.m.

Some work will be done during the day between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.-- after morning rush hour and before afternoon rush.

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

Project Details

1. Auxiliary lanes on Route 60

* One eastbound and one westbound lane will be built on the outside of the existing lanes.

* The new lanes will connect the ramps between the Kansas Expressway and Campbell Avenue interchanges.

2. Interchange lane revisions on Route 160/Route FF at Route 60:

* Westbound Route 60 off-ramp will be widened to provide dual left-turn lanes onto southbound Route FF.

* Route 160/Route FF bridge over Route 60 will be re-striped to provide two southbound through-lanes and two southbound-to-eastbound left-turn lanes.


Prime contractor -- Journagan Construction, Springfield.

Construction cost -- $1.2 million.

Completion -- November 2013.

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