Rt. 14 Widening

Project Summary

MoDOT is widening Rt. 14 through Nixa to 5 lanes. Phase 1 west of 160 is complete and the contractor is currently working on Phase 2 from 160 to Tiffany Highlands.

Project Quick Facts

Budget:

Total cost to MoDOT: $9.1 Million

City of Nixa cost share for sidewalks: $252,000

Contractor(s):

D&E Plumbing and Heating

Estimated Completion Date:

Project is scheduled to be completed July 1, 2024.

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is working to widen Rt. 14 (Mt. Vernon St.) to five lanes.
In August 2021, MoDOT completed the widening of Rt. 14 to five lanes west of Hwy 160. Now, MoDOT is in the process of widening the side east of 160.
The City of Nixa is cost-sharing to pay for the addition of sidewalk along the south side of Rt. 14, but the widening of the road is a MoDOT project.

November 22, 2023

Traffic Now Flowing Through Five Open Lanes; Nearing Completion

We’re excited that the expansion of Rt. 14 to five lanes is nearing completion and traffic is now flowing through five open lanes, but please continue to be careful driving through the area as construction crews are still on site wrapping up on the final items on the project including sidewalks, fences, and striping.

November 7, 2023

Concrete Work Almost Complete

Most of the concrete work has been completed. Asphalt is being applied. Now focusing on the new signals and intersection work at Ridgecrest.

September 15, 2023

MoDOT closing Smalley St. Sept. 18th

MoDOT will be closing Smalley St. near the Route 14 intersection on Monday, September 18th from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.

August 30, 2023

MoDOT Rt. 14 Nighttime Lane Closures

Where: Missouri Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street/Jackson Road) nighttime lane Closures between Eastwood Drive and Ridgecrest Road in Nixa

When: 7 p.m. – 6 a.m. Tuesday – Thursday, September 12-14

What: Contractor crews replacing a pipe that crosses Route 14 as part of the Missouri Route 14 Widening project in Nixa. One lane of traffic will stay open at all times on Route 14 as traffic is directed by flaggers on Route 14 and Ridgecrest Road.

Traffic Impacts:

  • Missouri Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street/Jackson Road) nighttime lane Closures between Eastwood Drive and Ridgecrest Road in Nixa
  • Route 14 Open
  • Drivers will encounter flaggers directing them through the work zone
  • Crews and equipment close to traffic in areas
  • Drivers urged to find alternate routes. No signed detours are planned.

August 25, 2023

MoDOT Closure on Smalley St.

Where: Smalley Street closed south of Missouri Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) in Nixa

When: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday, August 28

What: Contractor crews to replace a pipe across Smalley Street as part of the Mt. Vernon Street (Route 14) Widening Project

Traffic Impacts:

  • Smalley Street closed south of Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) in Nixa
  • Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) Open
  • Drivers may encounter flaggers directing traffic through the work zone where crews are working
  • Drivers will be able to get to driveways and entrances on either side of the work zones, but will not be able to travel through the work zones
  • Drivers urged to find alternate routes. No signed detours are planned.

July 27, 2023

MoDOT Closure on Market Street.
Where: Market Street closed north of Missouri Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) in Nixa
When: Monday, July 31, until Friday, August 4
What: Contractor crews to replace the Market Street approach to Missouri Route 14 as part of the Mt. Vernon Street (Route 14) Widening Project
Traffic Impacts:
– Market Street closed north of Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) in Nixa
– Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) Open
– Drivers may encounter flaggers directing traffic through the work zone where crews are working
– Drivers will be able to get to driveways and entrances on either side of the work zones, but will not be able to travel through the work zones
– Drivers urged to find alternate routes. No signed detours are planned.

July 30, 2023

Missouri St. Closed July 21-Aug 4

MoDOT will be closing Missouri St. NORTH of Route 14 from July 31st through August 4th.

July 23, 2023

Missouri St. Closed July 24-28

MoDOT will be closing Missouri St. SOUTH of Route 14 from July 24th through July 28th.

July 16, 2023

MoDOT Closure on Market St.

Where: Market Street closed south of Missouri Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) in Nixa

When: Monday, July 17, until Friday, July 21 

What: Contractor crews to replace the Market Street approach to Missouri Route 14 as part of the Mt. Vernon Street (Route 14) Widening Project

Traffic Impacts:

  • Market Street closed south of Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) in Nixa
  • Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) Open
  • Drivers may encounter flaggers directing traffic through the work zone where crews are working
  • Drivers will be able to get to driveways and entrances on either side of the work zones, but will not be able to travel through the work zones
  • Drivers urged to find alternate routes. No signed detours are planned.

July 10, 2023

MoDOT Closure on Water St.
Where: Water Street closed south of Missouri Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) in Nixa
When: Monday, July 10, until Friday, July 14
What: Contractor crews to replace the Water Street approach to Missouri Route 14 as part of the Mt. Vernon Street (Route 14) Widening Project
Traffic Impacts:
– Water Street CLOSED south of Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) in Nixa
– Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) Open
– Drivers may encounter flaggers directing traffic through the work zone where crews are working
– Drivers will be able to get to driveways and entrances on either side of the work zones, but will not be able to travel through the work zones
– Drivers urged to find alternate routes. No signed detours are planned.

June 26, 2023

MoDOT Closure on Delaware St.

Delaware Street Closed South of Missouri Route 14 in Nixa June 26-30

Where: Delaware Street closed south of Missouri Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) in Nixa

When: Monday, June 26, until Friday, June 30

What: Contractor crews to replace the Delaware Street approach to Missouri Route 14 as part of the Mt. Vernon Street (Route 14) Widening Project

Traffic Impacts:

  • Delaware Street closed south of Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) in Nixa
  • Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) Open
  • Drivers may encounter flaggers directing traffic through the work zone where crews are working
  • Drivers will be able to get to driveways and entrances on either side of the work zones, but will not be able to travel through the work zones
  • Drivers urged to find alternate routes. No signed detours are planned.

June 14, 2023

Fort Street Closed June 21-28

MoDOT will be closing Fort Street next week.

Where: Fort Street CLOSED south of Missouri Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) in Nixa

When: Wednesday, June 21 until Wednesday, June 28

What: Contractor crews to replace the Fort Street approach to Missouri Route 14 as part of the Mt. Vernon Street (Route 14) Widening Project

Traffic Impacts:

  • Fort Street CLOSED south of Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) in Nixa
  • Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) Open
  • Drivers may encounter flaggers directing traffic through the work zone where crews are working
  • Drivers will be able to get to driveways and entrances on either side of the work zones, but will not be able to travel through the work zones
  • Drivers urged to find alternate routes. No signed detours are planned.

May 31, 2023

Street Closures & Completion Deadline Extended

Beginning June 6th, Missouri St. & Market St. will be closed north of Hwy 14. This closure is scheduled to last from 7 a.m. June 6th for approximately five days. The purpose of this closure is to replace the approaches to Hwy 14.

This widening project is now anticipated to be complete by Summer 2024.

February 27, 2023

Missouri Street Closed for Pipe Replacement

Message from MoDOT:

Missouri Street CLOSED in Nixa
Tuesday, March 7th For Pipe Replacement Work

Where: Missouri Street CLOSED north of Missouri Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) in Nixa

When: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 7th

What: Contractor crews replacing a culvert underneath the road

Traffic Impacts:

  • Missouri Street CLOSED north of Missouri Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) in Nixa
  • Missouri Route 14 (Mt. Vernon Street) Open
  • Drivers may encounter flaggers directing traffic through the work zone where crews are working
  • Drivers will be able to get to driveways and entrances on either side of the work zones, but will not be able to travel through the work zones
  • Drivers urged to find alternate routes. No signed detours are planned.