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Attention runners, walkers and cyclists: a portion of the Frisco Highline Trail will close Oct. 13-27 due to the U.S. 160 widening project. Weather or construction delays could alter the work schedule.

According to a news release, the trail will close at Farm Road 103 (Hunt Road) in Willard while contractor crews tie a new pedestrian underpass into the trail. 

Visit ozarkgreenways.org to find other trails in the area.

The U.S. 160 widening project is expected to be complete Dec. 1, 2020 and will cost about $18.6 million.

More: U.S. 160 project to widen deadly roads begins July 15

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
     

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