Major backups slowed down traffic during morning commute

Posted at 8:41 AM, Oct 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-12 10:05:37-04

Lots of red appeared on our traffic map Thursday morning. 

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Commuters across the Kansas City metro area experienced major delays. 

  • A major accident blocked all lanes, except one, on northbound 71 Highway past 22nd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Very little information is released about this crash. 


  • MoDOT Kansas City says an asphalt plant broke overnight causing a delay on mill and fill work on southbound Interstate 35 before 291 in Liberty. 


  • Multiple vehicle crash reported on southbound Interstate 35 at Armour Road. North Kansas City Police suggest taking another route. 

All accidents have been cleared.

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