Thursday, May 8, 2014
TRAFFIC: I-70 from 18th Street to the KS/MO State Line TRAFFIC ALERT for Week of May 12-17 in Wyandotte County
Kansas Department of Transportation
KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Eastbound and westbound I-70 from 18th Street to KS/MO State Line (Wyandotte County) will have overnight lane/ramp closures for resurfacing and pavement marking work during the week of May 12-17 beginning at 7:00 p.m. and reopening to all traffic at 6:00 a.m. the following morning as outlined below.
Monday, May 12-Tuesday, May 13
Westbound I-70 and westbound I-670 will be reduced to ONE OPEN LANE from KS/MO State Line to 18th Street
Tuesday, May 13-Wednesday, May 14
Eastbound and westbound I-70 will be reduced to ONE OPEN LANE from 18th Street to KS/MO State Line. Eastbound I-70 will be completely closed and detoured via I-670 for approximately two hours for paving work.
Wednesday, May 14-Thursday, May 15
Eastbound I-70 will be reduced to ONE OPEN LANE from 18th Street to James Street
Thursday, May 15-Friday, May 16
Eastbound I-70 will be reduced to ONE OPEN LANE KS/MO State Line to 18th Street and there will be varying short-term ramp closures.
Friday, May 16-Saturday, May 17
Eastbound and westbound I-70 will be reduced to ONE OPEN LANE from KS/MO State Line to 18th Street. Eastbound I-70 will be completely closed and detoured via I-670 for about two hours for sealing/sawing work.
Traffic will be directed through the project work zone via signage and cones. There may be one or two lanes closed and varying ramp closures on I-70 during the overnight closures that are scheduled to take place between 7:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. As well, there be some daytime lane closures as needed.
Updated daily traffic information for this project and for all of the Kansas City Metro Area can be viewed online, 24/7 round the clock at: www.ksdot.org/kcmetro/laneclose.asp
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.
This resurfacing and pavement marking project is resuming work after the 2013 winter shutdown period. Overall project work is scheduled to be completed in June 2014.