Work Scheduled:  

  • Paving new lanes of Route 160 south of Farm Road 94
  • Paving shoulders of Route 160 north of Farm Road 94
  • Pouring concrete for sidewalks at Route 160 and Hunt Road/Farm Road 103 and Farm Road 94
  • Paving to connect sidewalk from Hunt Road/Farm Road 103 to the Frisco Highline Trail
  • Installing road signs in areas

Traffic Impacts:  

  • Frisco Highline Trail OPEN at Hunt Road/Farm Road 103
  • New roundabouts on Route 160 at Jackson Street, Hunt Road/Farm Road 103, and Farm Road 94
  • New J-Turn on Route 160 at Farm Road 123/Westgate Avenue
  • Right-in/Right-out at Haseltine Road (Farm Road 115)
  • Traffic to one lane in each direction on Route 160 in the eastbound and westbound lanes
  • Equipment crossing county farm roads at times. Short-term traffic stops by flaggers to allow equipment to cross the road.
  • Crews and equipment close to traffic
  • Crews may work Saturdays and Sundays to make up work missed due to weather/construction delays

(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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