Counties Impacted
Christian
Greene
Project Status
In Progress

Project Facts

  • Widen Route 65 to six lanes - three lanes in each direction - between a point south of Evans Road and Christian County Route CC/J to continue the progress to six lane Route 65 south through Ozark
  • Widen and rehabilitate southbound Route 65 bridge over Farmer's Branch south of Evans Road to accommodate new lanes
  • Rehabilitate Evans Road bridge over Route 65

 

Construction: August 2018 until August 2019

Total Project Cost: $10.2 million

Traffic Impacts:

  • Nighttime lane closings on Route 65
  • Two lanes open in each direction on Route 65 during daytime hours. However, traffic congestion can be expected.
  • Route 65 traffic shifts to accommodate bridge work
  • Evans Road over Route 65 CLOSED during rehabilitation; ramps OPEN at interchange

During Evans Road Bridge Rehabilitation:

  • Evans Road bridge over Route 65 CLOSED from August until December 2018
  • Evans Road drivers can use ramps at interchange, but cannot cross the bridge during the work
  • Route 65 drivers must use Routes CC/J and Battlefield Road interchanges to reach their destinations 

News Releases/Project Updates

  • Route 65 Widening Project Springfield to Ozark

    09/07/2018

    Evans Road bridge rehab project and work to widen and rehab southbound Route 65 bridge over Farmer’s Branch slated to begin later 

    Greene and Christian Counties – A project to widen Route 65 to six lanes – three lanes in each direction – between...

  • Route 65 Widening Project/Evans Road Bridge Project

    07/19/2018

    Greene and Christian Counties – Area residents and Route 65 drivers are invited to learn more about upcoming road construction projects that will widen Route 65 between Evans Road and Christian County Route CC/J in Ozark and make major repairs to the...