MoDOT TRAFFIC ALERT: U.S. Route 65 Lane Closures between Ozark and Branson Week of December 18

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: December 18-23

What: Contractor crews to install guardrail, permanent road striping and rumble strips on Route 65. This is part of the U.S. Route 65 Resurfacing and Safety Improvements in Christian and Taney County.

Traffic Impacts:

  • Route 65 daytime lane Closures:
    • Route 65 lane Closures to install rumble strip and permanent road striping Sunday - Wednesday, December 18-21
  • Route 65 nighttime lane Closures:
    • Southbound Route 65 lane Closures to install guardrail between north of Sawmill Road and Route 76 Monday – Friday, December 19-23
  • 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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