Archive for Sunday, June 23, 2002

Lawrence commuter report

June 23, 2002


The following events and construction projects may affect commuter traffic this week in the region:

Bad Company and Foreigner, 7 p.m. today, Verizon Wireless Ampitheater, Bonner Springs.

Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers; 7:05 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 1:05 p.m. Thursday; Kauffman Stadium; Kansas City, Mo.

The Vans Warped Tour with the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Bad Religion, Reel Big Fish, etc., noon Thursday, Verizon Wireless Ampitheater, Bonner Springs.

Kansas City Royals vs. San Diego Padres, 7:05 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday, Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Mo.

O'Reilly Drag Racing Series #4, Saturday, Heartland Park, Topeka.

Kansas Highway 10, between Kansas Highway 7 and U.S. Interstate 435, reduced speeds through construction zone during road overlay project.

U.S. Highway 69 in Johnson County, lane restrictions for bridge repair and patching. Traffic strongly advised to find alternate routes, especially during the rush hours, as long delays are expected.

U.S. Highway 69, on the Metcalf Bridge that carries north and southbound traffic over Johnson Drive, lane width restrictions for bridge repair/patching.

U.S. Highway 24, east exit from U.S. Highway 75 to U.S. 24 closed for road overlay. Parts of U.S. 75 and U.S. 24 will be reduced to one lane.

U.S. Interstate 70, westbound lanes of I-70 to the Fairfax Ramp Bridge, closed for repair and patching. Detour posted.

U.S. Interstate 70, westbound exit ramp on I-70 to Washington Street, closed for bridge expansion and joint repair. Detour posted.

U.S. Interstate 70, outermost two lanes of I-70 will be closed from the Kansas-Missouri border west to the Washington Street exit ramp.

Kansas Highway 32, eastbound lanes in Wyandotte County, closed for reconstruction. Traffic rerouted to westbound lanes.

Kansas Highway 32, traffic over Turner Diagonal Bridge in Wyandotte County will be routed to the new bridge while the second bridge is under construction.

U.S. Highway 75, from north of the Kansas River Bridge to 35th Street, traffic reduced to one lane each direction. The following exit ramps are closed: Northbound U.S. 75 to westbound U.S. 24; eastbound and westbound U.S. 24 to northbound U.S. 75. Detour posted.

The following city construction projects may affect traffic this week:

Crossgate Drive at 27th Street, closed for reconstruction of the box culvert.

27th and Iowa streets, intermittent lane closures for intersection improvements.

23rd Street and Barker Avenue, intermittent lane closures for intersection improvements.

Inverness Drive, closed north of Clinton Parkway for intersection improvements.

East Ninth Street, from New Hampshire to Pennsylvania, parking restricted for water line installation.

High Drive, Emery Road to 1015 Emery Road, traffic interruptions for water line installation.

West 21st Street from Naismith Drive to Stewart Avenue, lane restricted for water line modification.

Wimbledon Drive at Inverness Drive, one lane closed for street repair.

Lawrence Avenue at 101 Lawrence Avenue, northbound restricted to one lane for street repair.

15th Street and Wakarusa Drive, closed for street repair.

Learnard Avenue, 19th to 23rd streets, no parking during the project and no traffic allowed from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. for street repair.

Iowa Street, at bridge between 15th and 19th, one lane closed during work hours for bridge painting.

Westdale Road, Centennial Drive to Crestline Drive, lanes limited for milling and overlay.

18th Street, Barker Avenue to New Hampshire Street, lanes limited for milling and overlay.

Indian Avenue, Massachusetts Street to Haskell Indian Nations property, lanes limited for milling and overlay.

15th Street, Cadet Avenue east to the city limits, lanes limited for milling and overlay.

15th Street, Iowa Street east to Kansas University property, lanes limited for milling and overlay.

Iowa Street, Sixth Street to north of KU overpass, lanes restricted for curb repair.

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