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TRAFFIC ALERT: Crossroads Interchange Construction

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JOPLIN, MISSOURI -

Week of August 3, 2015

Work scheduled:

·         Building forms and pouring concrete for south roundabout

·         Applying grass seed and mulch along both north- and south sides of I-44/I-49

·         Installing guardrail along eastbound off ramp and westbound on ramp on I-44/I-49

·         Grading for westbound off ramp at I-44/I-49 for north roundabout

Traffic Impacts:

·         20th Street at Prigmor Avenue (CR 190) CLOSED for duration of the project

·         Prigmor Avenue bridge (CR 190) CLOSED over I-44/I-49 until fall.

·         Apple Road CLOSED at Prigmor Avenue (CR 190) for duration of the project. Drivers can access Apple Road via CR 180 and CR 170 north from Route FF (32nd Street).

·         Narrowed lanes on I-44/I-49 for the duration of the project.

·         At least one lane of traffic open in each direction on I-44/I-49.

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

Project Background:

·         Build interchange at Prigmor Avenue (Jasper County Road 190) over I-44/I-49 with ramps connecting to the interstate

·         Build roundabouts on each end of bridge over I-44/I-49 to connect ramps to Prigmor Avenue

·         Resurface and add two foot shoulders on Prigmor Avenue between new interchange and 7th Street (Route 66) to the north

·         Prime Contractor: Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc., Columbia

·         Total Project Cost: $8.6 million

·         Completion Date: November 1, 2015

·         Partnership Project: Jasper County, City of Duenweg, City of Joplin, Crossroads Business and Distribution Park

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