Wednesday, July 17, 2013

TRAFFIC: Emergency work begins at Central Avenue viaduct bridge at I-70 Interchange

KANSAS CITY, KAN. --- The Kansas Department of Transportation has announced a lane closure in the area of Central Avenue and Interstate 70. 

Click the photo for a closer look at where work is going on.

More from KDOT:
EXPECT DELAYS! 24/7 LANE CLOSURE: Westbound Central Avenue Viaduct right through lane just before the traffic signal located at the entrance ramp to eastbound I-70 is NOW CLOSED for emergency bridge deck repair work, 24/7 round the clock, beginning TODAY, Wednesday-Monday, July 17-22.

On Thursday, July 18, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., the eastbound and westbound Central Avenue to eastbound I-70 ramp movements will also be closed to all traffic so crews can complete the bridge deck repair work.

No marked detour will be provided during the ramp closure. Drivers should expect some delays through the project work zone and should allow extra time for their daily commutes.

The Kansas Department of Transportation urges all motorists to be alert, obey the warning signs, and “Give ‘Em a Brake!” when approaching and driving through the project work zone.