Archive for Thursday, August 19, 2010

Ramp work expected this weekend at I-70 and I-435

August 19, 2010

Road projects scheduled for this weekend could cause some headaches for drivers at one of the busiest interstate highway interchanges in Wyandotte County.

The Kansas Department of Transportation says that, weather permitting, on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 20-21, traffic changes are scheduled to occur on the Interstate 70 reconstruction project in Kansas City, Kan.

On Friday, ramps from northbound Interstate 435 to westbound I-70 and from westbound I-70 to southbound I-435 will be closed for milling work. The ramp closures will begin about 9 a.m. and are scheduled to reopen to all traffic at 3:30 p.m. Friday.

Late Saturday evening, the ramp from westbound I-70 to northbound I-435 will be reopened to all traffic.

While the milling work on the ramps is taking place, drivers should expect minor delays and must use alternate routes. No marked detours will be provided.

The entire I-70 reconstruction project is scheduled to be completed by Saturday, Aug. 28, weather permitting.

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