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Southwest District Office 417.895.7600

December 02, 2016 09:48 AM
U.S. Route 60 at Greene County Routes NN/J Interchange Project
Update for Week of December 5, 2016
  • New interchange nearing completion with opening of Route J possible if not delayed by cold/snowy weather 

Work Scheduled:  

  • Striping new pavement in areas
  • Installing road signs in various locations
  • Installing guardrail in various locations
  • Applying grass seed and mulch in various locations
  • Cleaning up around project 

Traffic Impacts:  

  • Lane closings in various locations for pavement striping. (Pavement striping MUST be completed before interchange (Route J) can open to traffic. Cold temperatures and forecasted snow at midweek will be a factor on whether the striping can be completed.)
  • Westbound lanes of Route 60 shifted to new lanes on either side of Route J
    • Route J CLOSED at Route 60 to allow crews to connect it to new interchange
    • Farm Road 195 CLOSED at Route 60 to allow crews to connect it to new outer road
    • Farm Road 199 CLOSED at Route 60 permanently
  • Temporary Traffic Pattern at Route NN:
    • Eastbound ramps OPEN from Route 60 to Route NN and from Route NN to Route 60
    • Drivers must use median crossovers at Farm Road 193 and Farm Road 205 to reach desired direction
    • Old section of Route NN at Route 60 closed permanently
    • Traffic pattern remains in place until interchange opens in fall 2016
  • Route 60 Median Crossovers CLOSED Permanently:
    • At Route NN/J
    • At Farm Road 199
    • At Farm Road 203
  • While lanes on Route 60 may be closed at times, one lane in each direction will remain open at all times.
  • Speed limit reduced on Route 60 at Routes NN/J
  • Crews and equipment entering and leaving work areas


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

Project Summary:

  • Build new diamond interchange east of existing at-grade intersection between Springfield and Rogersville
  • Build new section of westbound Route 60 between Greene County Farm Roads 205 and 193
  • Convert a section of westbound Route 60 to an outer road between Farm Road 195 and Route J

Prime Contractor: Emery Sapp and Sons, Columbia

Completion Date: Project nearing completion

Total Project Cost: $15.1 million

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