TRAFFIC ALERT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

July 6, 2016

News Contact:  Kimberly Qualls, (785) 640-9340 or kqualls@ksdot.org

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WEEKDAY OVERNIGHT RAMP CLOSURE: Northbound I-35 to eastbound I-435 ramp CLOSED for traffic switch work beginning at 10 p.m. on Thursday, July 7 and reopening at 5 a.m. on Friday, July 8, weather permitting.

Advance message boards will alert drivers to the overnight ramp closure. Traffic will follow a marked detour via northbound I-35 to eastbound 87th Street to southbound U.S. 69 to access eastbound I-435. See marked detour map above.

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)