Kansas City Metro Projects


Short term

 

Eastbound I-70 bridge inspections (9/9 - 9/13)

Eastbound I-70 will be closed over the Kansas River on Monday & Tuesday. Additional lane and ramp closures throughout the week:

On Sept. 9:
• Eastbound I-70 over the Kansas River will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Through traffic should use I-670 to enter Missouri. All eastbound I-70 traffic will exit at Exit 423 B/James Street.

On Sept. 10:
• Eastbound I-70 will be closed from 9 a.m. to noon. Through traffic should use I-670 to enter Missouri. All eastbound I-70 traffic will exit at Exit 423 B/James Street.
• Fairfax Trafficway to eastbound I-70 will be closed from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
• Left lane of eastbound I-70 over the Kansas River will be closed from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

On Sept. 11:
• Fairfax Trafficway to eastbound I-70 will be closed from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
• Left lane of eastbound I-70 over the Kansas River will be closed from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

On Sept. 12:
• Partial lane closure of ramp from Washington Boulevard to eastbound I-70 (under the bridge) from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
• Alternating lane closures of North 3rd Street (under the bridge) from noon to 5 p.m.

On Sept. 13:
• Fairfax Trafficway, Washington Boulevard, and Minnesota Avenue/North 4th Street ramps to eastbound I-70 will be closed from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
• Alternating lane closures of North 3rd Street/Armstrong Avenue (under the bridge) from noon to 5 p.m.

Motorists should plan ahead and allow for extra time.

I-35 at Sunflower Road

I-35 in both directions will have one lane closed at Sunflower Road from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for materials delivery. 


Johnson County


K-7 over K-10 bridge repairs

Beginning Aug. 5, bridge repairs will be performed on both the northbound and southbound bridges on K-7 over K-10. The project is expected to be completed by mid-November. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions in the vicinity of the bridges through the duration of the project with accompanying ramp closures.

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U.S. 69 bridge over I-35

Beginning Saturday, August 3, the Kansas Department of Transportation will perform bridge repairs on U.S. 69 over I-35 in Lenexa. The project will replace the bridge deck, rehabilitate the bridge and reconstruct pavement on U.S. 69 from the southbound I-35 to southbound U.S. 69 exit through the southern approach slab of the bridge. The project is expected to be completed by this December, weather permitting.

THURSDAY NIGHT, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.:
-Southbound I-35 right two lanes closed from 67th to 87th streets.

FRIDAY 8 p.m. to MONDAY 5 a.m.:
-Southbound I-35 two lanes closed from 67th to 87th streets.
-Northbound I-35 left two lanes closed from 95th to 75th streets. 
-Ramp from 87th street to northbound I-35 will be closed.

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U.S. 69 over Merriam Lane/Turkey Creek

Bridge repairs on U.S. 69 over Merriam Lane and Turkey Creek in Wyandotte County, including replacing approach pavement, replacing expansion joints and repairing and replacing bearings. Northbound and southbound U.S.69 will be reduced to one lane in each direction from I-35 to Merriam Lane through the duration of the project. Project started July 15 and is estimated to be completed by January 2020.


I-35 bridge lengthening between Old U.S. 56 and 151st

Beginning Friday, June 7, 2019, work will begin on I-35 to lengthen the bridges over the BNSF railroad (between Old US-56 and 151st Street). Northbound will be reduced to one lane and southbound will be reduced to two lanes through the duration of the project from Lone Elm Rd to old US-56 Hwy. The project is estimated to be completed by mid-November.

KDOT News | I-35 bridge lengthening


I-35 from 95th to 135th (night work)

Concrete patching, milling and asphalt overlay repair project on I-35 will begin on Monday, May 6, weather permitting, from 95th Street south to 135th Street.

Lane reductions will take place from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. throughout the project area. Some Sunday work may be necessary. Ramps will be closed intermittently for milling and overlay during the repair work, and there will be no signed detours. Motorists are urged to allow extra time to their travel schedule or use an alternate route. The work is scheduled to be completed by late October.

FRIDAY NIGHT (9/13):
Southbound I-35 will have the left two lanes closed from 95th to College and the right two lanes closed from 119th to 135th from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for asphalt paving. 

Ramp Closures:
-Southbound I-35 to Santa Fe

SATURDAY NIGHT (9/14):
Northbound I-35 will have the left two lanes closed from 135th to 119th from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for asphalt paving. Southbound I-35 will have the left lane closed from College to 135th from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for asphalt paving. 

Sunflower Road over I-35

Bridge replacement of Sunflower Rd over I-35 and improvements to ramps. Sunflower Rd at the I-35 interchange remains closed to thru-traffic and will remain closed for the duration of the project. Northbound exit and entrance ramps to and from Sunflower Rd from northbound I-35 remain closed.

The project began April 8 and is expected to be completed by late December.



Wyandotte County


I-635 and I-70

The I-635 bridge over Speaker Road (just north of K-32) will have traffic in both directions reduced to two lanes utilizing the shoulder for repair. This will also require the closures of the ramps from eastbound and westbound I-70 to southbound I-635, and the ramps from eastbound and westbound K-32 to northbound I-635 for the duration of the project. The detours for these closures will be via I-70 to the north and I-35 to the south then to 18th St/US 69 to K-32. This closure will be in effect through November, 2019.

Update: 9/9/2019 The ramp from I-635 NB to K-32 will be closed beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Monday September 9, 2019 for the duration of the project (end of November, 2019)

I-635 northbound from the Hump Yard Bridge to just north of State Ave. will be reduced to one lane nightly for pavement patching and smoothness grinding beginning July 22.  This closure will be in effect through November, 2019. 

I-70

I-70 eastbound will have pavement patching and smoothness grinding take place from the Rock Quarry Rd. to just east of 38th St., requiring the roadway to be reduced to one lane nightly beginning July 22nd. This closure is in effect through November 23, 2019.


Lewis and Clark Viaduct

Westbound I-70 will be closed past Broadway Blvd (in Missouri NW corner of the downtown loop) to 3rd St in Kansas City, Kansas for bridge replacement. 

Ramps from 5th St, Beardsley Rd, Independence Ave at Delaware Ave and I-35 to Westbound I-70 (in Missouri) will be closed for the Westbound I-70 bridge replacement. 

Ramps from Westbound I-70 to Minnesota Ave, Washington Blvd, and Fairfax Trafficway will be closed for the Westbound I-70 bridge replacement. 

UPDATE (Sep. 2019): Due to severe weather in 2019, these closures will continue into 2020. A new completion estimate will be made pending pier construction progress which is subject to high water conditions.  


Leavenworth County

None


Completed Projects


COMPLETED: Centennial bridge (K-92)

Repairs to the Centennial Bridge (Leavenworth County) on K-92 over the Missouri River began on July 22. Traffic was reduced to one lane, utilizing temporary traffic controls. The project was completed on September 6.  

COMPLETED: U.S. 69 bridge over 151st

Southbound US-69 will be reduced to one lane in the vicinity of 151st Street for bridge repairs. The project is expected to be completed by mid-August.

COMPLETED: K-10 mill and overlay

Asphalt mill and overlay eastbound and westbound K-10 from Douglas County to K-7. Daily lane and ramp closures throughout the duration of the project which is expected to be completed by mid-September.

COMPLETED: U.S. 69 patching, mill, and overlay from 103rd to Blue Valley Split (night work)

Beginning 6/27/19 northbound and southbound US-69 will be reduced to one lane nightly from 7:30 pm-5:30 am from 103rd Street to the Blue Valley split for pavement patching followed by a mill and overlay. Exit and entrance ramps will be closed intermittently during those same times. The project is expected to be completed by late July.

COMPLETED: I-435 Pavement repairs

Northbound I-435 two left lanes closed from 87th Street to Midland Dr. for pavement repairs. Estimated completion date: August 9.

COMPLETED: K-10 bridge over Woodland

Bridge repair on WB K-10 bridge over Woodland Road. The westbound entrance ramps from Renner Blvd to K-10 and Ridgeview Rd to K-10 will be closed and will remain closed through the duration of the project. Westbound K-10 will be reduced to one lane of traffic from Ridgeview Rd to Woodland Rd through the duration of the project. Traffic wanting to access westbound K-10 from Renner or Ridgeview should use College Blvd or Prairie Star Pkwy. The project is expected to be completed by late July.



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