Eastbound I-44 Closed At Highway 65 Thursday Into Friday

Eastbound lanes of I-44 are going to be shut down overnight Thursday into Friday at Highway 65 while crews install girders on the new southbound 65 bridge.

MoDOT says eastbound I-44 will be closed from 10 p.m. Thursday until it reopens at 6 a.m. Friday.

  • Eastbound I-44 CLOSED at Route 65 in Springfield on THURSDAY NIGHT, Aug. 2
  • EARLY HEADS UP: Southbound Route 65 CLOSED between I-44 and Kearney Street Aug. 5-12

What’s Closed and When:

  • Eastbound I-44 CLOSED at Route 65 in Springfield for bridge girder installation
  • 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Thursday into Friday, Aug. 2-3
  • Southbound Route 65 between I-44 and Kearney Street CLOSED for pavement reconstruction
  • Eastbound I-44-to-southbound Route 65 ramp CLOSED
  • Southbound Route 65 to Kearney Street ramp CLOSED  
  • During this phase of the project, there is no access to southbound Route 65 from I-44.
  • 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, until 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12


  • Eastbound I-44: Southbound on Route 65 to Division Street to northbound Route 65 to eastbound I-44
  • Southbound Route 65 and eastbound I-44-to-southbound Route 65 ramp: Westbound or eastbound on I-44 to southbound Glenstone Avenue (Exit 80) to eastbound Kearney Street to southbound Route 65
  • Westbound I-44-to-southbound Route 65 Ramp: Westbound on Route 744/Kearney Street (Exit 84) to southbound Route 65 
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