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Southwest District Office 417.895.7600

September 22, 2017 09:36 AM
Route 65: THE REBUILD - Springfield
Update for Week of September 25, 2017
  • Slow-moving operation in areas along Route 65 during lower traffic volume times                                            

Work Scheduled:  

  • Repairing pavement stripes in areas
  • Cleaning up along shoulders and in other areas 

Traffic Impacts:  

  • EXPECT DELAYS: Slow-moving operation in areas to replace pavement striping. Work hours: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. early in week.
  • Crews and equipment close to traffic
  • ALL LANES OF ROUTE 65 OPEN during daytime hours 

(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 COMPLETE as of August 27
    • Northbound closed between Sunshine Street and Chestnut Expressway week of August 7 – COMPLETED
    • Northbound closed between Chestnut Expressway and Division Street week of August 14 -- COMPLETED
    • Northbound closed between Division Street and Kearney Street week of August 21 -- COMPLETED
  • Southbound closings COMPLETE as of July 30
    • 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.
  • Project nearing completion
  • Total Project Cost: $7.9 million


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

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