Counties Impacted
Project Status
Planning Phase
Route Impacted
U.S. Route 65

Public Meeting to Discuss Construction Schedule/Traffic Impacts

  • 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, June 20

  • Springfield Fire Station #12, 2455 S. Blackman Road, Springfield

  • MoDOT and contractor representatives available to answer questions

  • Come-and-go meeting, with no formal presentation

Project Facts

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

Traffic Impacts

  • Route 65 closed in one direction or another in short sections between interchanges between Sunshine Street and Route 60 

  • Interchange ramps closed in areas including the eastbound Route 60-to-northbound Route 65 ramp

  • Route 65 closings will last up to 32 calendar days

  • Signed detours in place

  • Temporary traffic signal installed at Battlefield Road and Blackman Road and at intersection of Route 125 and Greene County Route D

  •  Increased traffic expected on East Sunshine Street, East Battlefield Road, and South Glenstone Avenue in Springfield

  • Route 65 CLOSINGS: August 4-August 20 and September 6-20

News Releases/Project Updates

  • Route 65: THE REBUILD Final Phase


    Springfield, Greene County – The third and final phase of a project to rebuild the 1970s-era, original concrete pavement on U.S. Route 65 between Sunshine Street and U.S. Route 60 in southeast Springfield this summer will be the focus of a June 20...