TRAFFIC ALERT: MoDOT road work to cause delays, detours for drivers in and around Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Transportation is warning drivers of several road projects – both short-term and long-term, that will impact area drivers this weekend.

I-70 at Manchester Restricted This Weekend for Repairs

Both eastbound and westbound I-70 at Manchester Bridge will be down to one lane late Friday to noon Saturday, June 28-29, for bridge deck repair.

The two left lanes of westbound I-70 will close at Blue Ridge Boulevard beginning 7 p.m. Friday, and the two left lanes of eastbound I-70 will close at Route 40 beginning 8 p.m. Friday, through noon Saturday. Beginning noon Saturday, both eastbound and westbound I-70 will be open to two lanes in each direction. All eastbound and westbound lanes will re-open by noon Sunday, June 30.

Bridge Rehabilitation to Close Northbound I-435 Ramp to Northbound I-35 near Claycomo

Bridge rehabilitation will close the northbound I-435 ramp to northbound I-35 (Exit 52B) beginning 11:55 p.m. Friday, June 28 until 5 a.m. Monday, July 8. A signed detour will be in place.

Traffic on northbound I-435 will be sent to northbound US 69 (exit 52A) to the I-35/US69 and Pleasant Valley Road Interchange to access northbound I-35. Motorists are encouraged to allow extra time when traveling this direction. 

This is one of several bridge rehabilitations this construction season to prolong the life of structures in the Claycomo area. All work in the area will be done by November. To see the full list of these bridge projects visit www.modot.org/kansascity/major_projects/NorthlandBridges.htm

I-70 and I-35 Work at Northeast Corner of Downtown Loop This Weekend

Interstate traffic will be detoured away from the northeast corner of the Downtown Loop Saturday night to accommodate paving and pavement marking, weather permitting.

Westbound I-70 at the northeast corner will be re-routed to west I-670 on the south side of the Downtown Loop, and southbound I-35 will be re-routed to the east and south legs of the Loop from 7 p.m. Saturday, June 22, to no later than 1 p.m. Sunday, June 23. This work has been rescheduled from last two weekends.

Here's a look at suggested detours around the loop: http://contribute.modot.mo.gov/eMoDOTWeb/displayAttachment.do?id=1050

Route 92 Bridge over Route 45 to Close for Replacement Work to Begin June 28      

Replacement of the Route 92 Bridge over the BNSF Railroad and Route 45, commonly referred to as the Beverly Bridge, begins Friday, June 28. The bridge will close at 8 a.m. through December to allow the Missouri Department of Transportation to safely replace the 70-year-old structure. 

Although the bridge will close, Route 92 on either side of the bridge will remain open for customers to access local businesses.

In addition, Route 45 under the Route 92 Bridge will close at 9 p.m. Friday, June 28 until 6 a.m. Saturday, June 29 to allow crews to demolish the bridge. Traffic can bypass this closure using the Route 45 Spur and Route 92.

For more information on these and other Kansas City-area road projects on the Missouri side of the state line, visit http://www.modot.org/kansascity/.

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