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Bridge joint repairs closes lanes, impacts traffic along I-470, I-435 west

I-470 WB Closure
Posted at 8:38 AM, Sep 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-07 14:15:12-04

UPDATE, 1:09 p.m. | MoDot has adjusted the schedule for lane and ramp closures along I-470 and I-435, lasting from Wednesday through Friday.

On Wednesday, one lane of westbound I-70 will be closed east of Missouri Route 291 starting at 6 p.m. The lane will reopen Thursday at 5 a.m. A lane of the ramp from I-70 west to I-435 north will be closed as well during the same time period.

The exit ramp of exit 8b from I-70 east to I-470 west and one lane of I-70 east leading to the ramp will be closed from 6 p.m. Thursday until 5 a.m. Friday.

Then, crews will close the ramp from I-70 east to I-470 west and the ramp from I-435 south to Bannister Road at 6 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Saturday.

ORIGINAL STORY, 9:23 a.m. | Traffic will be impacted by lane and ramp closures along westbound Interstate 470 and Interstate 435 on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to around 5 p.m. for bridge joint repairs, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation.

MoDOT announced Wednesday that southbound I-435 at southbound I-49 and I-470 will be closed.

Lanes will be reduced on westbound I-470 near Blue Ride Boulevard.

The ramp from I-470 west to I-435 west will be closed and all traffic will be forced onto either I-435 north or I-49 south.

Crews will also be closing the ramp from I-49 north to I-435 west.

I-435 west from around Grandview Road to 104th Street will be reduced to one lane as well.

As a result of the closures, expect traffic delays near Three Trails Crossing and the Grandview Triangle, MoDOT says.

Drivers should seek an alternate route.