Counties Impacted
Greene
Project Status
In Progress
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
Not Started
All lanes open during Labor Day holiday (Friday-Friday, August 16-September 6)
Not Started
Stage 3
Friday-Saturday, September 6-14
  • All northbound lanes of Route 65 CLOSED between Route 60 and Battlefield Road
  • 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
  • Route 60 crossovers CLOSED between Route 65 and Greene County Routes NN/J 
Not Started
Stage 4
Saturday-Friday, September 14-20
  • Northbound Route 65 OPEN between Route 60 and Battlefield Road, but reduced to one lane
  • All northbound lanes of Route 65 CLOSED between Battlefield Road and Sunshine Street
  • Northbound on ramp from Battlefield Road to Route 65 CLOSED
  • Northbound off ramp from Route 65 to Sunshine Street CLOSED
  • Eastbound Route 60-to-northbound Route 65 ramp CLOSED
  • Westbound Route 60-to-northbound Route 65 ramp CLOSED
  • Route 60 crossovers CLOSED between Route 65 and Greene County Routes NN/J 
Not Started
Final Stage
September 20-November 1
  • Nighttime lane closings for shoulder construction/guardrail/striping/pavement smoothing
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Latest Project Information

  • TRAFFIC ALERT:

    08/17/2019

    What:

    • Southbound Route 65 OPEN between Sunshine Street and Route 60 in Springfield, but reduced to one lane in areas until 7 a.m. Saturday, August 17
    • Ramp from Battlefield Road to southbound Route 65 OPEN
    • Southbound Route 65-to-westbound Route 60...
  • Route 65: THE REBUILD The Final Phase - Springfield

    08/14/2019
    • Southbound Route 65 between Battlefield Road and Route 60 scheduled to OPEN by Friday or Saturday, August 16 or 17
    • Nighttime lane closings possible after southbound Route 65 opens to complete pavement striping, guardrail installation and shoulder...
  • TRAFFIC ALERT:

    08/12/2019

    What: On ramp from Sunshine Street to southbound Route 65 to open 

    When: Before 6 a.m. on Tuesday, August 13 

    Additional Traffic Information:

    • Drivers urged to use caution merging into one open lane on southbound Route 65 between Sunshine Street...
  • Route 65: THE REBUILD The Final Phase - Springfield

    08/07/2019
    • PROJECT TWO DAYS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE!
    • Southbound Route 65 CLOSING MOVES to Battlefield Road to Route 60 starting at 12:01 a.m. on THURSDAY, AUGUST 8
    • Southbound Route 65 to OPEN between Sunshine Street and Battlefield Road, BUT REDUCED TO ONE LANE
    • Drive...

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