Counties Impacted
Greene
Project Status
In Progress
Route Impacted
U.S. Route 160

Project Updates/Traffic Alerts

  • U.S. Route 160 Widening Project - Willard to Springfield

    01/17/2020
    • TRAFFIC STOPS on Route 160 and nearby county roads of up to 15 minutes once a day for rock blasting. Blasting occurs between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday-Friday. 

    Work Scheduled:  

    • Blasting/breaking rock and hauling dirt/rock to build new highway lanes...
  • U.S. Route 160 Widening Project - Willard to Springfield

    01/10/2020
    • TRAFFIC STOPS on Route 160 and nearby county roads of up to 15 minutes once a day for rock blasting. Blasting occurs between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday-Friday. 

    Work Scheduled:  

    • Blasting/breaking rock and hauling dirt/rock to build new highway lanes...
  • U.S. Route 160 Widening Project - Willard to Springfield

    01/03/2020
    • TRAFFIC ALERT: Rock blasting operations begin week of Jan. 6. Route 160 drivers can expect traffic stops up to 15 minutes ONCE A DAY between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday-Friday. 

    Work Scheduled:  

    • Blasting/breaking rock and hauling dirt/rock to build...
  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic Slowdowns/Stops on Route 160 Near Willard

    12/30/2019

     

    What: Rock blasting operations to slow/stop traffic along Route 160 and on nearby county roads 

    When: One time between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday-Friday starting week of January 6 

    Traffic Impacts:

    • Traffic on Route 160 slowed or stopped for up...
  • U.S. Route 160 Widening Project - Willard to Springfield

    12/20/2019
    • Limited work during week of December 23 due to holiday.
    • EARLY HEADS UP: Rock blasting operations begin week of Jan. 6. Route 160 drivers can expect traffic stops up to 15 minutes between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday-Friday. 

    Work Scheduled:  

    • Breaking...

Project Facts:

  • Widen Route 160 to four lanes between I-44 in Springfield and Jackson Street in Willard
  • Resurface the existing lanes of Route 160 between I-44 in Springfield and Route AB in Willard
  • Traffic barrier wall between lanes in areas
  • Street lighting at intersections
  • Intersection improvements:
  1. J-turn at Farm Road 123/Westgate Avenue
  2. Right-in/Right-out at Haseltine Road (Farm Road 115)
  3. Roundabout at Farm Road 94 near quarry
  4. Add left-turn lane at Hughes Road
  5. Roundabout at Farm Road 103/Melville Road/Hunt Road
  6. Add a pedestrian underpass at Hunt Road
  7. Roundabout at Jackson Street
  8. REVISION - Add turn lanes at Greene County Route AB; no roundabout at this location

Construction: July 2019 until December 2020

Estimated total project cost: $18.6 million

Traffic Impacts:

  • During 2019
    • Nighttime one-lane traffic at times. Flaggers will direct drivers through the work zone. Nighttime work will take place between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.
    • Frisco Highline trail closed up to 60 days where the trail crosses under Route 160 (Trail Mile 3)
  • During 2020
    • Route 160 traffic stopped for up to 15 minutes to allow crews to blast rock. The exact dates/times will be announced later.
    • Side roads closed up to 35 calendar days where crews are working at intersections. Two side roads adjacent to one another will NOT be closed at the same time. There will be signed detours for some of the closed county roads.
    • Route 160 traffic shifted to new lanes so that intersections can be completed and crews can rehabilitate the existing bridge over the Frisco Highline Trail
    • The Frisco Highline Trail CLOSED up to 60 days to allow crews to build a new passage under the new highway lanes