Several road closures in effect Friday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Several road closures in the metro area will go in effect on Friday.

The 72nd Street Bridge over I-70 will close at 9 a.m. Crews will repair damage done after a dump truck hit the bridge earlier this month.

The bridge will stay closed through early December.

See below for more road closures across the metro:

Friday, November 1 to reopen at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 2 - Remove damaged bridge girder
7:00 p.m. Close eastbound I-70 left two lanes from 78th Street to 72nd Street
7:00 p.m. Close westbound I-70 left lane at 72nd Street
9:00 p.m. Close eastbound State Avenue right lane at 78th Street
9:00 p.m. Close southbound College Parkway right lane at State Avenue
9:00 p.m. Close southbound 78th Street left lane at State Avenue
11:00 p.m. Close all lanes of eastbound I-70 at 78th Street

Saturday, November 2 to reopen at 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 3 - Remove damaged bridge girder
6:00 p.m. Close eastbound I-70 left lane from 78th Street to 72nd Street
6:00 p.m. Close westbound I-70 left lane at 72nd Street

Monday, November 4 between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Close eastbound I-70 left lane from 78th Street to 72nd Street
Close westbound I-70 left lane at 72nd Street

Monday, November 4 to reopen at 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 5 - Set new bridge girder
7:00 p.m. Close eastbound I-70 left two lanes from 78th Street to 72nd Street
7:00 p.m. Close westbound I-70 left lane at 72nd Street
Note: Eastbound I-70 traffic will be stopped for a short period after midnight via a rolling roadblock by local law enforcement so that crews can set the new bridge girder.

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