MoDOT: Resurfacing Outer Road 44 & 13 in Greene County

Beginning the Week of August 1

Greene County – Drivers can expect lane closings and occasional traffic delays on various locations of Outer Road 44 and Outer Road 13 in Springfield for a resurfacing project beginning the week of August 1, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.

Routes will receive a new asphalt driving surface, edge line rumble strips, and new guardrail in areas. This project includes a pavement repair on Outer Road 13/Norton Road at Morris Avenue in Springfield.

Project Locations/Dates:

  • Mondays – Fridays during daytime hours, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Outer Road 44/Evergreen Street between County Road 205 and Missouri Route 125 in Strafford
    • Outer Road 44/County Road 187 between Valley Water Mill Road and Springfield city limits
    • Outer Road 44/Norton Street between McClernon Street and Barnes Avenue in Springfield
    • Outer Road 44/Westgate Street between Greene County Route EE and Springfield city limits
  • Mondays – Fridays during nighttime hours, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
    • Outer Road 13/Kansas Avenue between Dickerson Park Zoo Drive and Norton Road
    • Outer Road 44/Norton Road/Farm Road 127 between Farm Road 112 and Missouri Route 13

Traffic Impacts:

  • Traffic reduced to one lane where contractor crews are laying asphalt
  • Drivers will encounter flaggers and pilot cars where crews are working. Drivers should wait for the pilot vehicle before proceeding through the work zone or before entering the work zone from a side road.
  • No signed detour
  • Drivers should find alternate routes
  • Signs and message boards will alert drivers approaching the work zone Crews and equipment close to traffic in areas

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

Project Information:

  • Prime contractor: Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc. – Columbia
  • Total project cost: $981,058
  • Contract completion date: November 1, 2022 (Contractor plans to have project completed end of September 2022)


(For more information, call MoDOT in Springfield at 417-895-7600 or visit

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