MoDOT: Route 43/Route 171 Roundabout Construction Update for Week of May 19, 2014

NEWS RELEASE FROM MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MoDOT: Route 43/Route 171 Roundabout Construction Update for Week of May 19, 2014

Work scheduled:

Widening pavement along Route 171. Crews are working westbound on Route 171 from Route 43 and then will work their way back east to the intersection. Relocating utility lines. Drainage work on south side of Route 171. Installing storm sewers Route 171. Building curbs and gutters.

Weather and/or construction delays will alter the work schedule.

Traffic Impacts:

Nigthttime lane closings at times between 7 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. At least one lane of traffic open in each directions at all times

Project Background:

Build two-lane roundabout at Route 171/Route 43 intersection in Airport Drive Widen Route 171 to five-lanes (two lanes in each direction with a center turn lane) between Route 43 to just east of Fir Road Prime Contractor: APAC, Springfield Completion Date: August 28, 2014 Construction Cost: $2.6 million

Project Map:

http://www.modot.org/southwest/major_projects/documents/StonesCornerProjectmapsmaller.pdf

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