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Source: US State of Missouri

What: Hughes Road southwest of U.S. Route 160 CLOSED in Willard

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, October 5

Why: Construction crews installing drainage pipe at Hughes Road as part of the U.S. Route 160 Widening Project from Willard to Springfield

Traffic Impacts:

  • Hughes Road CLOSED only where crews are set up working
  • Drivers will be able to get to driveways and entrances on either side of the work zone, but will not be able to travel through the work zone
  • Detour: Hunt Road/Farm Road 103, Greene County Farm Road 94, Megan Lane
  • Drivers urged to find alternate routes.
  • Electronic message boards located near the planned road work will alert drivers to any changes in the work schedule

(Weather or construction delays could alter the work schedule.)

Project Summary:

  • Widen Route 160 to four lanes between I-44 in Springfield and Jackson Street in Willard
  • Resurface the existing lanes of Route 160 between I-44 in Springfield and Route AB in Willard
  • Install concrete traffic barrier between lanes in areas
  • Add a pedestrian underpass underneath Route 160 at Hunt Road
  • Add a new box culvert to carry Frisco Highline Trail underneath Route 160 at Trail Mile 3
  • Add street lighting at intersections
  • Intersection improvements:
    • J-turn at Farm Road 123/Westgate Avenue
    • Right-in/Right-out at Haseltine Road (Farm Road 115)
    • Roundabout at Farm Road 94 near quarry
    • Add left-turn lane at Hughes Road
    • Roundabout at Farm Road 103/Melville Road/Hunt Road
    • Roundabout at Jackson Street
    • Add turn lanes at Greene County Route AB
  • Prime Contractor: APAC-Central, Springfield
  • Completion Date: December 1, 2020
  • Total Project Cost: $18.6 million 

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