TRAFFIC ALERT – REMINDER!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 12, 2015
News Contact: Kimberly Qualls, (785) 640-9340 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lackman Road to Eastbound I-435 Long-Term Ramp Closure
EXPECT DELAYS! 24/7 LONG-TERM RAMP CLOSURE: Lackman Road to eastbound I-435 entrance ramp will be CLOSED, 24/7 round the clock, for full ramp reconstruction work beginning at 10 p.m. on Thursday, August 13 and will reopen to all traffic on Sunday, November 1, weather permitting.
SPECIAL NOTE > > > The NEW Renner Boulevard to eastbound K-10 ramp will OPEN on Thursday evening, August 13 prior to the Lackman Road to eastbound I-435 ramp closing. The other eastbound Renner Boulevard ramps are scheduled to reopen on Monday, August 17, weather permitting.
Advance message boards will alert drivers to the ramp closure. A marked detour will be provided (see detour map above). Southbound Lackman Road ramp traffic will detour via westbound College Boulevard to northbound Renner Boulevard to the new Renner Boulevard to eastbound K-10 ramp to access eastbound I-435. An optional recommended detour route for southbound Lackman Road traffic is eastbound College Boulevard to Quivira Road to access eastbound I-435. Northbound Lackman Road ramp traffic will detour via westbound 95th Street to access the I-435 ramps.
Drivers should expect delays during the ramp closure and must use alternate routes. Traffic will be directed through the project work zone via signage, cones and barricades.