I-70 work ongoing

Work is ongoing on I-70 for bridge pavement repair work.

The project work should be completed by Wednesday, June 4, weather permitting, according to the Kansas Department of Transportation.

The lanes that were closed Sunday evening on I-70 over 47th Street bridge reopened at 7 a.m. Monday, June 2. Lanes that were closed Sunday evening on southbound I-635 to westbound I-70 entrance ramp also reopened Monday morning.

At 7 p.m. Monday, eastbound I-70 left two lanes over 47th Street bridge will be closed. They will reopen at 7 a.m. Tuesday.

At 7 p.m. Tuesday, the two left lanes on westbound I-70 over the I-435 bridge will close. The entrance ramp from northbound I-435 to westbound I-70 will close. These will reopen at 7 a.m. Wednesday. The northbound I-435 traffic will detour via the State Avenue exit to southbound I-435, back to westbound I-70.

Traffic will be directed through the project work zone via signage. Drivers should expect minor delays during their daily commutes.

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.

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