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An injury-accident was reported at 5:46 p.m. Nov. 27 on I-435 southbound about one-tenth of a mile south of Kansas Avenue, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

According to the trooper’s report, two vehicles were traveling southbound on I-435 when a Dodge Dart slowed and a Toyota Camry hit the rear of the Dart.

A passenger in a Toyota Camry, a 53-year-old woman from Shawnee, Kan., had a possible injury and was taken to the hospital. The driver, a 24-year-old woman from Shawnee, was not injured, according to the report.

The driver of the Dart, a 28-year-old man from Lenexa, Kan., was not injured, according to the report. Also not injured was a 32-year-old woman from Lenexa who was a passenger in the Dart.

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The weekend weather looks good, with mild temperatures starting to become colder on Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

Tonight’s low will be 43, with partly cloudy skies. Look for south southwest winds of 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

For Saturday, the high will be 64 and there will be mostly sunny skies. A south southwest wind will be from 8 to 11 mph.

Saturday night, the low will be 45 and there will be mostly clear skies.

Sunday, temperatures will head downward as an arctic front pushes into the area from the north, and the high will be 49. The temperature will fall to around 32 by 5 p.m. The wind will be breezy from the south southwest at 9 to 14 mph, becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds may gust as high as 28 mph.

On Sunday night, look for a low of 18 with partly cloudy skies. The north wind will be around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Monday, skies will be mostly sunny with a high near 29.

Monday night, expect mostly clear skies with a low of 18.

Tuesday’s high will be near 40, with mostly sunny skies. Tuesday night, the low will be 28.

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The right lane of eastbound I-70 from 134th to K-7 will be closed for ramp construction work at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, and will reopen to all traffic at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6.

According to the Kansas Department of Transportation, the lane will be closed 24-7, around the clock. The reopening date will be weather-permitting.

This work is part of Phase 1 construction for the 10-phase K-7 and I-70 interchange project in Wyandotte County, a KDOT spokesman said.

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

The overall Phase 1 project work is scheduled to be completed by late fall 2014, weather permitting.

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