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Topeka & Lawrence Metro Area Lane Closure Info

for the weekend of

Friday-Monday, April 18-21, 2014

Best wishes for a wonderfully 'Hoppy' Easter holiday weekend!

(NEW / REVISED)

WEATHER PERMITTING

 



SHORT TERM

Short term project closures listed below typically take place during daylight hours. Project completion dates typically range from 1 to 30 days, weather permitting.

SHAWNEE COUNTY

U.S. 24 & Menoken Road Interchange
Overall project work is scheduled to be completed in late Fall 2014

EXPECT DELAYS! UPCOMING 24/7 LANE CLOSURES: Eastbound and westbound U.S. 24 from the new crossover to Menoken Road will be shifted onto the existing westbound lanes, placed side by side with one lane in each direction, and will remain in this traffic configuration beginning on Wednesday, April 23 through early July 2014, weather permitting. The traffic shift will affect the existing entrance access to PTMW (north side) and US Foods/Cargill (south side) on U.S. 24. Drivers will now utilize PTMW’s new entrance by taking U.S. 24 to Menoken Road north to 25th Street then east to new PTMW entrance. For access to south side businesses (US Foods/Cargill), drivers will use the new south access road via Menoken Road south of U.S. 24.  Project work is scheduled to be completed in early July 2014. (New 4-18-14)

U.S. 75 Resurfacing Project
Overall project work is scheduled to be completed in mid-July 2014

137th Street & U.S. 75 Interchange

EXPECT DELAYS! 24/7 LANE RESTRICTIONS & RAMP CLOSURES: Eastbound and westbound 137th Street bridge over U.S. 75 (east of Carbondale) will be restricted to one 12-foot lane each direction for asphalt pavement approach replacement work, 24/7 round the clock, on Tuesday-Tuesday, April 15-22. Beginning on Thursday, April 10, the 137th Street to southbound U.S. 75 entrance ramp and the northbound U.S. 75 to 137th Street exit ramp will be CLOSED, 24/7 round the clock, through sometime the week of April 15-22. When these ramps reopen, then the southbound U.S. 75 to 137th Street exit ramp and the 137th Street to northbound U.S. 75 entrance ramp will then be CLOSED, 24/7 round the clock, for pavement work. Advance message boards will alert drivers to the ramp closures. No marked detour will be provided. Suggested detour route: 137th Street to Old U.S. 75/Topeka Avenue. Project work is scheduled to be completed by Tuesday, April 22. (Rev. 4-14-14)

U.S. 75

EXPECT MINOR DELAYS! 24/7 LANE CLOSURES: Southbound U.S. 75 right lane from the U.S. 56 junction (Osage County) to Topeka Boulevard (Shawnee County) will be CLOSED, 24/7 round the clock, beginning sometime on Tuesday, March 25 throughout the project duration. Project wok is scheduled to be completed in mid-July 2014. (Rev. 3-21-14)

DOUGLAS COUNTY

No project closures at this time.

LONG TERM

Long term project closures listed below typically take place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Project completion dates typically range from 31 days up to a year, weather permitting.

SHAWNEE COUNTY

U.S. 24 & Menoken Road Interchange Project
Overall project work is scheduled to be completed in late Fall 2014

EXPECT DELAYS! UPCOMING 24/7 LANE CLOSURES: Eastbound and westbound U.S. 24 from the new crossover to Menoken Road will be shifted onto the existing westbound lanes, placed side by side with one lane in each direction, and will remain in this traffic configuration beginning on Wednesday, April 23 through early July 2014, weather permitting. The traffic shift will affect the existing entrance access to PTMW (north side) and US Foods/Cargill (south side) on U.S. 24. Drivers will now utilize PTMW’s new entrance by taking U.S. 24 to Menoken Road north to 25th Street then east to new PTMW entrance. For access to south side businesses (US Foods/Cargill), drivers will use the new south access road via Menoken Road south of U.S. 24.  Project work is scheduled to be completed in early July 2014. (New 4-18-14)

U.S. 75 Resurfacing Project from U.S. 56 junction (Osage County) to Topeka Boulevard (Shawnee County)
Overall project work is scheduled to be completed in mid-July 2014

EXPECT MINOR DELAYS! 24/7 LANE CLOSURES: Southbound U.S. 75 right lane from the U.S. 56 junction (Osage County) to Topeka Boulevard (Shawnee County) will be CLOSED, 24/7 round the clock, beginning sometime on Tuesday, March 25 throughout the project duration. Project wok is scheduled to be completed in mid-July 2014. (Rev. 3-21-14)

DOUGLAS COUNTY

K-10 South Lawrence Trafficway
Overall project work is scheduled to be completed in Fall 2016.

On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, a three-year construction project began to complete the six-mile four-lane K-10 South Lawrence Trafficway freeway. The project will move existing K-10 onto a new alignment that will begin at the south junction of the U.S. 59 and K-10 interchange and reconnect with existing K-10 in east Lawrence (Douglas County).
Construction work on the project will be completed in phases. Each phase includes specific work and advance notification will be sent under separate cover for each phase of construction, including planned traffic impacts. An aerial map of the new K-10 South Lawrence Trafficway, including construction phasing and traffic impacts, can be found online at: http://www.ksdot.org/topekaMetro/projectstudytest.asp.

24/7 FULL ROADWAY CLOSURE: Northbound and southbound Haskell Avenue from 27th Street to 29th Street in Lawrence (Douglas County) will be CLOSED, 24/7 round the clock, for utility work, box culvert installation and reconstruction work beginning on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 7:00 a.m., weather permitting, through Spring 2015. Advance message boards will alert traffic to the roadway closure. No marked detours will be provided. (New 1-17-14)

24/7 FULL ROADWAY CLOSURES: Northbound and southbound E1750 Road from N1360 Road to 35th Street/N1250 Road in Lawrence (Douglas County) will be CLOSED, 24/7 round the clock, for bridge embankment work beginning on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 7:00 a.m., weather permitting, through Spring 2015. (New 12-30-13)

24/7 FULL ROADWAY CLOSURES: Eastbound and westbound 35th Street from Iowa Street to the Baker Wetlands Visitor Center and 31st Street from E1700 Road to E1750 Road in Lawrence (Douglas County) will be CLOSED, 24/7 round the clock, for box culvert construction work beginning on Monday, December 9 at 7:00 a.m., weather permitting, through mid-May 2014. (Rev. 12-30-13)

24/7 FULL ROADWAY CLOSURES: Eastbound and westbound 31st Street from E1700 Road to E1750 Road in Lawrence (Douglas County) will be CLOSED, 24/7 round the clock, for box culvert construction work beginning on Monday, December 9 at 7:00 a.m., weather permitting, through Spring 2015. (Rev. 12-30-13)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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