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Route 65: THE REBUILD

  Phase Two Starts Spring/Summer 2018!

Phase Two includes rebuilding the southbound Route 65 bridge over I44, rebuilding the southbound lanes of Route 65 between Valley Water Mill Road and Kearney Street and rebuilding several ramps at the Route 65/I-44 interchange and the southbound Route 65 ramp to Kearney Street.

Stay tuned for more information coming soon!

General Information

Project Facts

Replace southbound Route 65 bridge over I-44
Rebuild southbound Route 65 pavement between Valley Water Mill Road
and Kearney Street
Rebuild westbound I-44-to-southbound Route 65 ramp
Rebuild eastbound I-44-to-southbound Route 65 ramp
Rebuild southbound Route 65-to-Kearney Street ramp
Rebuild portion of eastbound I-44-to-southbound Route 65 ramp
No work planned for northbound Route 65
Estimated project cost: $6.6 million


Traffic Impacts

Southbound Route 65 CLOSED at I-44 for up to 85 days
Southbound Route 65 CLOSED in segments (between interchanges)
between Valley Water Mill Road and Kearney Street one week at a time 
During Route 65 closings, traffic detoured using I-44, Glenstone Avenue

and Kearney Street
Local drivers can use alternate routes to get around closings
Interchange ramps at Route 65/I-44 interchange CLOSED at times

No work planned for northbound Route 65
Exact schedule to be announced spring 2018


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