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Lawrence commuter report

July 18, 2004

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

U.S. Highway 75 over the Wakarusa River, traffic narrowed to one lane for bridge patching and overlay.

Interstate Highway 70, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday and 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, traffic reduced to one lane for sealing, patching and striping.

Kansas Highway 4 over Mission Creek, bridge closed for replacement. Detours posted.

Stubbs Road from U.S. Highway 40 to Southeast 29th Street, closed for bridge replacement over I-70.

East 300 Road from North 1825 Road to U.S. 40, closed for bridge replacement.

East 800 Road from County Road 438 to North 1750 Road, closed for bridge replacement over I-70.

K-92 from Kansas Highway 16 to Kansas Highway 7, closed to through traffic for bridge replacement. Detour posted.

Sting, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Bonner Springs.

Interstate Highway 435 from 98th to 87th streets, traffic reduced to two lanes each direction Monday-Friday and reduced to one lane each direction during weekends. Lane width reduced to 12 feet.

I-70 from the 18th Street Expressway to one mile east of Interstate Highway 635 and I-635 from Parallel Parkway to Metropolitan Avenue, traffic reduced to two lanes each direction and exits closed for construction. Detours posted.

I-35 from Southwest Boulevard to Kansas-Missouri state line, southbound traffic reduced to two 11-foot lanes for road reconstruction.

Kansas City Royals vs. Minnesota Twins, 6:10 p.m. today; vs. Baltimore Orioles, 7:10 p.m. Monday and 1:10 p.m. Tuesday, Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Mo.

I-435 from Quivira Road to Metcalf Avenue, eastbound traffic reduced to one lane for road sealing, patching and striping from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Thursday and 7 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday.

The following projects may affect city traffic this week:

Wakarusa Drive north of Sixth Street, closed Monday through Wednesday, weather permitting, for water line relocation.

Westland Place, Pinnacle Circle and Pinnacle Court, parking removed and short-term lane interruptions for milling and overlay.

Pioneer Road from Lawrence Avenue to Trail Road, parking removed and short-term lane interruptions for milling and overlay.

North Iowa Street from Kresage Road to Second Street, parking removed and short-term lane interruptions for milling and overlay.

Ninth Street and Lawrence Avenue, eastbound and northbound traffic reduced to one lane during the work day for pavement repair.

Ninth Street from Schwarz to Rockledge roads, parking restricted and lane closures for water line installation.

Harvard Road from Iowa Street to Sunset Drive, parking removed and short-term lane interruptions for milling and overlay.

15th Street from Lawrence Avenue to Crestline Drive, restricted to one lane each direction for milling and overlay.

Iowa Street from 19th to 23rd streets and Clinton Parkway eastbound from Crestline Drive to Iowa Street, lane restrictions for curb repair.

Maiden Lane from North Third to North Fourth streets, on-street parking restricted for water line installation.

Downtown parking lot on New Hampshire Street between Eighth and Ninth streets, parking interruptions for milling and overlay.

Tenth Street from Tennessee to New Hampshire streets, parking restricted on the north side for water line installation.

New Jersey Street from 11th to 14th streets and 12th Street from New Jersey to Delaware streets, parking restricted for water line installation.

Haskell Avenue from 11th to 13th streets, 12th Street at Haskell Avenue and Oregon Street from 12th to 13th streets, closed for stormwater improvements. Detours posted.

Kentucky Street at 19th Street, reduced to one lane for curb and sidewalk replacement.

Barker Avenue at 19th Street, closed for intersection improvements.

O'Connell Road from 27th to 31st streets, closed for street improvements.

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