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Snow forecast cancels Wednesday I-435/U.S. 69 closure

Updated: 2013-02-19T19:53:15Z

Crews won’t close a highway intersection in Overland Park as planned on Wednesday because expected snow will postpone road work, officials announced this afternoon.

Ramps linking westbound Interstate 435 and northbound U.S. 69 will still be closed until 3:30 p.m. today while crews work on a bridge at the intersection. The work that had been planned for Wednesday is postponed.

Today, crews have closed the ramps from westbound I-435 to southbound U.S. 69 and from northbound U.S. 69 to westbound I-435.

Construction crews are installing girders for the new ramp bridge for the southbound U.S. 69 to College Boulevard exit. The new bridge spans eastbound and westbound I-435.

Kansas Department of Transportation officials are warning drivers to expect delays during the bridge work in Overland Park.

Traffic that normally takes the ramp from westbound I-435 to southbound U.S. 69 will detour today via northbound U.S. 69 to westbound 103rd Street to southbound U.S. 69.

Traffic that normally takes northbound U.S. 69 to westbound I-435 will detour via westbound 103rd Street to southbound U.S. 69 to westbound I-435.


View I-435/US. 69 interchange bridge work to close ramps in a larger map

| Robert A. Cronkleton, bcronkleton@kcstar.com

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