TRAFFIC ALERT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

July 8, 2016

News Contact:  Kimberly Qualls, (785) 640-9340 or kqualls@ksdot.orgImage-WBI-435toLackmanRoadNewRamp-trafficflow_2016-06-30-01Multiple closures will be taking place at the I-435, K-10 and Lackman Road interchange area to complete construction tie-in work on the westbound collector-distributor road that runs parallel to I-435. The closures that will take place related to this work are as follows:

TWO-WEEK FULL RAMP CLOSURE: Westbound I-435 to westbound K-10 ramp CLOSED for traffic switch and roadway tie-in construction work, 24/7 round the clock, beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, July 15 through Monday, July 25, weather permitting.

Multiple detour options provided. Traffic can detour via northbound I-435 to 95th Street or 87th Street exits. From 95th Street, traffic can detour via westbound 95th Street to Renner Boulevard, where they will then use northbound or southbound Renner Boulevard to access westbound K-10. From 87th Street exit, traffic will detour back on southbound I-435 to access westbound K-10.

Map_WBK-10FullClosure_2016-07-06-01

FIVE-DAY RAMP CLOSURE: Southbound I-35 to westbound I-435 ramp CLOSED for traffic switch and roadway tie-in construction work, 24/7 round the clock, beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, July 15 through Wednesday, July 20, weather permitting.

Marked detour provided (see map below). Southbound I-435 traffic will detour via early exit at southbound U.S. 69 to access westbound I-435.

Map_35Closure_SouthboundClosureDetour_WBI-35ramptoWBI-435ramp2016-07-06-01

LONG-TERM RAMP CLOSURES: Westbound I-435 to Lackman Road exit ramp CLOSED for westbound collector-distributor road construction work, 24/7 round the clock, beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, July 15 through early October 2016, weather permitting.

Marked detour provided (see map below). Westbound I-435 traffic will detour via southbound I-35 to westbound 95th Street to access southbound Lackman Road or via northbound I-435 to eastbound 95th Street to access Lackman Road.

LONG-TERM RAMP CLOSURES: Lackman Road to westbound I-435 entrance ramp CLOSED for westbound collector-distributor road construction work, 24/7 round the clock, beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, July 15 through early October 2016, weather permitting.

Marked detours provided (see map below). Southbound Lackman Road traffic will detour via westbound College Boulevard to northbound Renner Boulevard to the K-10 interchange to access westbound I-435. Northbound Lackman Road traffic will detour via westbound 95th Street to the I-435 interchange.

Map_WBI-435andLackmanRoadRamps_2016-07-06-01

Advance message boards will alert drivers to the road and ramp closures. Drivers should expect major delays, allow extra time for their daily commutes and must use alternate routes.

Updated daily traffic information for the #jocogateway interchange project can be viewed at: www.jocogateway.com and for the entire Kansas City Metro Area at: www.ksdot.org/kcmetro/laneclose.asp.

The Kansas Department of Transportation urges all motorists to be alert, obey the warning signs, and “Give ‘Em a Brake!” when approaching and driving through the project work zone.

Overall #JoCoGateway Phase Two Project work is scheduled to be completed in December 2016. (KDOT Project #435-46 KA-1002-06)