TRAFFIC ALERT: Nighttime Traffic Slowdowns/Stops on U.S. Route 60 (James River Freeway)

In Springfield August 3 for Sign Removal Work

What: U.S. Route 60 (James River Freeway) traffic slowed and possibly stopped for short periods of time between Glenstone Avenue & U.S. Route 65 in Springfield

When: 12:01 a.m.-6 a.m. Tuesday, August 3

Details: Contractor crews are removing tresses and signs over Route 60 in Springfield. This is part of the U.S. ROUTE 60 (James River Freeway) Widening Project. For more information about this project, click here.

Traffic Impacts:

  • Law enforcement officers slowing and stopping east- and westbound Route 60 traffic for short periods of time
  • Drivers urged to find alternate routes. No signed detours are planned.
  • Electronic message boards located near the planned road work will alert drivers to any changes in the work schedule
  • Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts

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


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