Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Wyandotte County Traffic Note: K-7 from Kansas Avenue to Riverview Drive

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- By mid-evening, TODAY, Tuesday, September 16, all lanes of northbound and southbound K-7 from south of Kansas Avenue to north of Riverview Avenue will be REOPENED to unrestricted traffic in Wyandotte County.

Pavement reconstruction work has been completed and K-7 traffic will now resume its normal configuration of two lanes each direction from Kansas Avenue to Riverview Avenue. All adjacent closures that were in place for this work on K-7 will reopen as well by mid-evening.

Updated daily traffic information for this project and for the entire Kansas City Metro Area can be viewed online any time at: www.ksdot.org/kcmetro/laneclose.asp.

The K-7 & I-70 Interchange Project construction handout for Phases 1 and 2A-2B, including phasing schedule and traffic impacts, is available online at: http://www.ksdot.org/kcMetro/pdf/K-7%20and%20I-70%20Phase%202B%20Project%20Handout.pdf

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.

Clarkson Construction is the project contractor on this $18 million construction Phase 1 project. This portion of the project work is scheduled to be completed in late Fall 2014. (KDOT Project #70-105 KA-1003-05)