Archive for Sunday, June 1, 2003

Lawrence commuter report

June 1, 2003


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

U.S. Highway 75 at 46th Street, traffic detoured through roundabout for construction.

U.S. Highway 24 at U.S. 75 interchange, inside lanes closed for bridge repainting.

Interstate 70 from Shawnee/Wabaunsee county line to Carlson Road interchange, traffic reduced to one lane each direction and speed limit reduced to 60 mph for road reconstruction.

Kansas Highway 16 from the U.S. Highway 59 junction east to Tonganoxie, traffic delayed for crack sealing.

U.S. 24 from the U.S. 59 junction to the Douglas/Leavenworth county line, traffic controlled for milling and overlay.

ZZ Top, 7 p.m. today; Rockfest 2003, 12:30 p.m. Saturday; Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Kansas City, Kan.

BPU 200, 2 p.m. today, Kan- sas Speedway, Kansas City, Kan.

Kansas Highway 32 and Nettleton Avenue, intersection closed for construction. Detours posted.

K-7, lane and ramp closures for road milling and overlay.

K-32 from Kansas Highway 7 to 59th Street, lane restrictions and closures for milling and overlay.

I-70 at Interstate 635, traffic placed on existing westbound lanes for road reconstruction. I-635 between Metropolitan Avenue and Parallel Parkway, traffic placed on existing southbound lanes for road reconstruction. Several associated ramps closed.

Interstate 35 at Southwest Boulevard, northbound exit ramp and southbound entrance ramp closed for bridge replacement.

U.S. Highway 56 from I-35 to Metcalf Avenue, traffic reduced to one lane each direction for road milling and overlay.

Kansas City Royals vs. Oakland A's, 1:05 p.m. today, Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Mo.

U.S. Highway 69 from Blue Valley Parkway to Johnson/Miami county line, traffic reduced to one lane with intermittent ramp closures for road milling and overlay.

The following city construction projects may affect traffic this week:

Wakarusa Drive, north of Sixth Street, closed for road improvements.

Boulder Street from Trail Road to West Timber Court, milling and overlay.

North Michigan Street, no through traffic north of the Woodcreek Town Homes entrance to Riverridge Road for road improvements.

Lakecrest Road, Lakecrest Court, Crestview/Parkview Road, and Lawrence Avenue from Ninth Street to Harvard Road, traffic restricted for milling and overlay.

Ninth Street eastbound from Emery Road to Michigan Street, traffic reduced to one lane for repairs.

900 block of Tennessee Street, traffic restricted to one lane for curb repair.

15th Street from Crestline Drive to Iowa Street, traffic reduced to one lane each direction for milling, overlay and curb repair.

University Drive from Iowa Street to Engle Road, traffic reduced to one lane each direction for milling, overlay and curb repair.

Jayhawk Boulevard from West Campus Road to 13th Street, one-way northbound for line installation.

Seventh Street from New Hampshire to New York streets, traffic interruptions for line installation.

Iowa Street from 27th to 33rd streets, traffic reduced to one lane each direction for overnight paving Wednesday.

31st Street from Iowa to Louisiana streets, closed for overnight paving Thursday and traffic reduced west of Iowa for work on islands.

Vermont Street from 20th to 22nd streets, closed for sewer improvements.

21st Street from Massachusetts Street to Barker Avenue, closed for storm sewer improvements.

Rhode Island Street from 20th to 21st streets, closed to through traffic for storm sewer improvements.

Barker Avenue, closed at 20th and 21st streets for storm sewer improvements.

Nebraska Street, traffic and on-street parking restricted for water line replacement.

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