Resurfacing project on I-70 in KCK will mean overnight lane closures, delays

05/09/2014 8:04 AM

05/09/2014 8:04 AM

A resurfacing and pavement marking project will require the closure of lanes and ramps along Interstate 70 in Kansas City, Kan., next week.

Crews will work overnight, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., beginning Monday. The work will affect both directions of I-70 from 18th Street to the Missouri state line.

Here’s what drivers can expect:

• On Monday: Westbound I-70 and I-670 will be reduced to one lane from the Missouri state line to 18th Street.

• On Tuesday: Both directions of I-70 will be reduced to one lane from 18th Street the Missouri state line. Eastbound I-70 will be closed for about two hours for paving work. Traffic will detour during the closure along Interstate 670.

• On Wednesday: Eastbound I-70 will be reduced to one lane from 18th to James streets.

• On Thursday: Eastbound I-70 will be reduced to one lane from the Missouri state line to 18th Street. There will also be varying short-term ramp closures.

• On Friday: Both directions of I-70 will be reduced to one lane from the Missouri state line to 18th Street. Eastbound I-70 will be closed for about two hours for sealing and sawing work. Traffic will detour via I-670 during the closure.

There will also be some lane closures during the day as needed.

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