KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A large tree branch fell over Shawnee Mission Parkway Friday morning, causing traffic to back-up in both directions.
Fairway Police were called to Shawnee Mission Parkway and Aberdeen on the downed tree around 5:30 a.m.
Large tree limb down near Shawnee Mission Pkwy east of Mission. East bound lanes expected to open up soon. WB lanes closed. Fairway police say this happened around 5:30am - thankfully no injuries reported. Crews working to clear he road - take alternate route pic.twitter.com/JtZk6LIaL0— Rae Daniel (@RAEtheReporter) July 19, 2019
Initially both directions of the road were blocked. As of 7:30 a.m., crews had been able to clear the tree from the eastbound lanes, though the westbound lanes remained blocked.
By 8 a.m., both directions had been re-opened.