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

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
    • Route 160 traffic stopped for up to 15 minutes to allow crews to blast rock. The exact dates/times will be announced later.
    • 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.
  • During 2020
    • 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

Project Updates/Traffic Alerts

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

    08/16/2019

    Work Scheduled:  

    • Installing drain pipes in areas close to I-44
    • Grading for new highway lanes in areas 

    Traffic Impacts:  

    • Shoulder closed in areas
    • Crews and equipment close to traffic
    • Trucks and equipment entering and leaving work areas
    • No...
  • U.S. Route 160 Widening Project - Willard to Springfield

    08/09/2019

    Work Scheduled:  

    • Clearing trees and brush along Route 160
    • Installing drain pipes in areas close to I-44 

    Traffic Impacts:  

    • Crews and equipment close to traffic
    • Trucks and equipment entering and leaving work areas
    • No lane closings expected
    • EAR...
  • Route 160 Widening Project - Willard to Springfield

    08/02/2019

    Work Scheduled:  

    • Clearing trees and brush along Route 160
    • Installing drain pipes in various locations 

    Traffic Impacts:  

    • Crews and equipment close to traffic
    • Trucks and equipment entering and leaving work areas
    • No lane closings expected 

    (Weat...

  • Route 160 Widening Project - Willard to Springfield

    07/19/2019
    • No traffic impacts expected
    • Crews and equipment close to traffic                                            

    Work Scheduled:  

    • Clearing trees and brush along Route 160 between I-44 and Greene County Farm Road 94 south of Willard 

    Traffic Impacts:  ...

  • Route 160 Widening Project - Willard to Springfield

    07/12/2019
    • No traffic impacts expected
    • Crews and equipment close to traffic                                            

    Work Scheduled:  

    • Installing erosion control devices in various locations
    • Clearing trees and brush along Route 160 on the south end near I...