MoDOT TRAFFIC ALERT: U.S. Route 65 Lane Closures between Ozark and Branson

Monday-Sunday, November 14-20

Where: North and Southbound U.S. Route 65 lane Closures between Christian County Route EE north of Saddlebrooke and Missouri Route 76 north of Branson

When: Monday-Sunday, November 14-20

What: Contractor crews to install rumble strip, guardrail, and high friction surface treatment on Route 65, as well as work on the left turn lane additions at Route A/BB and Busiek Road. This is part of the U.S. Route 65 Resurfacing and Safety Improvements in Christian and Taney County.

Traffic Impacts:

  • Route 65 nighttime lane Closures:
    • Southbound Route 65 lane Closures between Christian County Route EE and Busiek Road for guardrail installation
    • Route 65 alternating lane Closures between South Woods Fork Road  and Route 176 east for high friction surface treatment north of Saddlebrooke
  • Route 65 daytime lane Closures:
    • North and southbound Route 65 lane Closures at Route A/BB and Busiek Road for left turn lane additions
  • One lane of Route 65 is open at all times
  • Flashing signals and overhead lighting will be turned off and dark at U.S. Route 65 and Christian County Routes A/BB intersection in Saddlebrooke
  • Shoulder closures in both north and southbound lanes of U.S. Route 65 at Christian County Routes A/BB
  • Drivers may encounter flaggers directing traffic through the work zone where crews are working
  • Crews and equipment close to traffic in areas
  • 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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