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Northbound Route 65-to-westbound I-44 Ramp in Springfield CLOSING RESCHEDULED

The northbound Route 65 to westbound I-44 interchange ramp in Springfield CLOSING RESCHEDULED  to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, until 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1.

I-44 Reduced to One Lane Sarcoxie to Stotts City (MM 33-38)

I-44 reduced to one lane in each direction with traffic shifted to the eastbound side in Lawrence County for pavement reconstruction project.

Route 65 Six-Laning Project Springfield to Ozark

Work begins week of Sept. 17 to widen Route 65 to six lanes between Evans Road and Christian County Routes CC/J Springfield to Ozark. 

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    What: Northbound Route 65-to-westbound I-44 ramp closing in northeast Springfield RESCHEDULED 

    When: 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, until 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1 

    Why: Contractor crews sealing flyover ramp. Work postponed from weekend of Sept. 21. 




    Where: I-49 bridge at Spring River and Missouri & Northern Arkansas Railroad in Carthage (Mile Marker 53)

    What: Southbound bridge CLOSED and traffic shifted to northbound bridge with reduction to one lane in both directions

    When: Thursday, Sept. 20


  • Route 66 Resurfacing Project in Joplin


    Joplin – Drivers can expect nighttime lane closings when a project to resurface and add guardrail to Seventh Street in Joplin begins the week of Sept. 24, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.

    Seventh Street, which carries Missouri Route 66...

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Southwest District At A Glance
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throughout 21 counties