Counties Impacted
Greene
Project Status
Planning Phase
Route Impacted
U.S. Route 60

Project Milestones

March/April 2020
Virtual Public Meeting
November 2020
Project awarded to construction contractor
March 2021
Construction begins on U.S. ROUTE 60 (JAMES RIVER FREEWAY) widening
Summer 2021
Construction begins on Glenstone Avenue/Republic Road/Nature Center Way intersection improvements
May 2022
Construction complete

Project Facts:

  • Add lane in Route 60 median in each direction between National Avenue & Route 65
  • Consolidate Glenstone and Republic ramps to eastbound Route 60 at Harvard Avenue, remove existing eastbound on ramp near Nature Center Way
  • Build roundabout on Glenstone Avenue at intersection with Nature Center Way/Republic Road
  • Widen westbound Route 60 off ramp to Glenstone Avenue
  • Replace deteriorating pavement on eastbound Route 60 west of Route 65
  • All improvements can be made without needing additional property

Traffic Impacts:

  • Nighttime lane closings on Route 60 and Glenstone Avenue
  • Southbound Glenstone Avenue-to-eastbound Route 60 ramp closed for up to 10 days
  • Narrowed lanes and traffic shifts on Route 60 and on Glenstone Avenue
  • Traffic shifts on Glenstone Avenue at Nature Center Way/Republic Road

News Releases/Project Updates

  • MoDOT: U.S. ROUTE 60 (James River Freeway) Widening Project

    02/23/2021

    Springfield, Greene County – Drivers can expect lane closings, traffic shifts and possible delays on U.S. Route 60 (James River Freeway) in south Springfield when a widening and resurfacing project begins the week of March 15, the Missouri Department...

  • U.S. Route 60 (James River Freeway)/Glenstone Avenue Interchange

    03/31/2020

    Springfield, Greene County – Those interested in a project to improve traffic flow along U.S. Route 60 at and near the Glenstone Avenue interchange in Springfield are invited to view the plans and construction timeline via a virtual (online) public...