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Local News Releases

Southwest District Office 417.895.7600

April 13, 2018 07:59 AM
Nighttime Left-Turn Lane Closings on Kansas and Chestnut Expressways Week of April 16

What: Contractor crews removing sections of median and paving new left-turn lanes along Kansas Expressway and Chestnut Expressway in Springfield 

When: 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Monday through Friday, April 16-20 


  • Kansas Expressway intersections between Mount Vernon and College Streets
  • Chestnut Expressway intersections at West Avenue and Fremont Avenue 

Traffic Impacts: Left-turn lanes closed where crews are set up working. Drivers will have to go to the next intersection to make a left turn. Drivers urged to find alternate routes during the work. 

Details: Work is part of larger project to improve visibility at intersections along Kansas Expressway, Chestnut Expressway and Glenstone Avenue in Springfield. The project includes removing median traffic signal poles and improving left-turn lanes. 

(Weather and/or unforeseen construction delays will alter the work schedule.) 


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

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(For timely traffic information in the Springfield area, visit www.ozarkstraffic.com)


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