Counties Impacted
Greene
Project Status
Completed
Route Impacted
U.S. Route 65

Project Schedule/Traffic Impacts

Complete
Stage 1
Sunday-Thursday, August 4-8
  • All southbound lanes of Route 65 CLOSED between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road
  • Southbound on ramp from Sunshine Street to Route 65 CLOSED
  • Southbound off ramp from Route 65 to Battlefield Road CLOSED
Complete
Stage 2
Thursday-Friday, August 8-16
  • Southbound Route 65 OPEN between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road, but reduced to one lane
  • All southbound lanes of Route 65 CLOSED between Battlefield Road and Route 60
  • Southbound on ramp from Battlefield Road to Route 65 CLOSED
  • Southbound Route 65-to-westbound Route 60 ramp CLOSED
All lanes open during Labor Day holiday (Friday-Friday, August 16-September 6)
Complete
Stage 3
Friday-Saturday, September 6-20, or as early as Saturday, September 14 -- ALL NORTHBOUND LANES ARE OPEN TO TRAFFIC!
  • All northbound lanes of Route 65 CLOSED between Route 60 and Sunshine Street
  • Eastbound Route 60-to-northbound Route 65 ramp CLOSED
  • Westbound Route 60-to-northbound Route 65 ramp CLOSED
  • Northbound off ramp from Route 65 to Battlefield Road CLOSED
  • Northbound on ramp from Battlefield Road to northbound Route 65 CLOSED
  • Northbound off ramp from Route 65 to Sunshine Street CLOSED
  • Eastbound on ramp from Glenstone Avenue to Route 60 CLOSED
  • Route 60 crossovers CLOSED between Route 65 and Greene County Routes NN/J 
  • ALL SOUTHBOUND LANES OF ROUTE 65 OPEN
Complete
Final Stage
September 16-September 27
  • Nighttime lane closings for shoulder construction/guardrail/striping/pavement smoothing

Latest Project Information

  • Route 65: THE REBUILD The Final Phase - Springfield

    09/25/2019

    Thank you for your extreme patience as MoDOT and Emery Sapp and Sons rebuilt the 1970s-era concrete pavement on Route 65 between Sunshine Street and U.S. Route 60 in Springfield. The project was completed well ahead of schedule. We appreciate the...

  • TRAFFIC ALERT:

    09/23/2019

    What: Westbound Route 60-to-southbound Route 65 loop ramp CLOSED in Springfield 

    When: 10 p.m. tonight (Monday, Sept. 23) until 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 

    Traffic impacts:

    • Ramp closed during nighttime hours
    • Drivers urged to use Glenstone Avenue...
  • TRAFFIC ALERT:

    09/16/2019

    What: Temporary traffic signals revert to flash mode at Blackman Road/Battlefield Road and at Route 125/Greene County Route D intersections 

    When: By the end of the day today (Monday, Sept. 16)

    Additional Traffic Information:

    • Drivers urged to use...
  • TRAFFIC ALERT:

    09/14/2019

    What: Northbound Route 65 OPEN to traffic between Route 60 (James River Freeway) and Sunshine Street in Springfield -- six days ahead of schedule.   

    When: 11:30 a.m. today (Saturday, September 14). 

    Additional Traffic Information:

    • All northbound...
  • TRAFFIC ALERT:

    09/09/2019

    What: Glenstone Avenue OPEN to two lanes at Route 60 in Springfield  

    When: By afternoon rush hour today (Monday, September 9) 

    Additional Traffic Information for Glenstone Avenue/Route 60 Interchange:

    • At the westbound Route 60-to-northbound...

Project Facts

  • Replace northbound and southbound 1970s-era, original concrete pavement on Route 65 between Sunshine Street and Route 60 in Springfield 
  • Replace original portion of southbound Route 65-to-westbound Route 60 interchange ramp
  • Rebuild shoulders and install new guardrail along Route 65 between Sunshine Street and Route 60 
  • Estimated total project cost: $8.1 million
  • Overall project completion: November 1, 2019