Monday, April 20, 2015

KANSAS CITY METRO TRAFFIC ALERT: Multiple bridge improvements set to get underway on Interstate 29

KANSAS CITY, MO. – Due to a delay in materials being delivered, the multiple bridge improvements on I-29 will begin Tuesday, April 21 instead of the original date of Monday, April 20.

Crews will close the right lane on northbound I-29 between Route 45 to Barry Rd. 7 a.m. Tuesday, April 21.

Motorists should prepare for delays as crews work to rehabilitate 12 bridges along the I-29 corridor between I-435 and I-635 beginning Tuesday, April 21 and continuing for 6 months.

Work will cause lane reductions, narrow lanes, and ramp closures.

Motorists should use alternate routes such as I-435 and US 169. The following impacts will be underway;
  • Two lanes of I-29 will be maintained in each direction between 112th Street and Route 45 (64th Street).
  • I-29 will be reduced to one lane at the KCI Airport entrance at exit 13 (Route D (Cookingham Drive) for each direction for 80 calendar days.
  • The ramp from eastbound Route 152 to southbound I-29 will be closed for the duration of the project.
  • I-29 lanes will be narrowed at the bridge locations.
  • Temporary lane closures may be encountered on Route D (Cookingham Drive), 112th Street, Tiffany Springs Parkway, Barry Road, 72nd Street, and Route 45 (64th Street) during off peak hours.
Motorists who are utilizing Kansas City International Airport (KCI) should make the appropriate adjustments to meet departure and arrival times. All work is weather dependent.

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