Archive for Sunday, December 18, 2005

Lawrence commuter report

December 18, 2005


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

Interstate 70, from the East Topeka to Lecompton exits, widening project under way.

The bridge carrying U.S. Highway 40 as it crosses over Kansas Highway 10 is being widened to four lanes. Construction will affect Sixth Street, beginning at Folks Road, and continue past Kansas Highway 10.

Wellman Road in Jefferson County north of Midland is closed for road construction.

Interstate 635 at Parallel Parkway, all ramps closed for construction. Use exits at U.S. Highway 24 or 38th Street.

Interstate 35 at 87th Street, ramps closed for construction. Use 75th and 95th Streets to Quivira.

The following ongoing construction projects may affect city traffic this week:

West Sixth Street from Folks Road to Wakarusa Drive, traffic reduced to one lane each direction for road-widening project. Traffic on Wakarusa Drive south of Sixth Street will be reduced to one lane for a short distance.

Monterey Way, north of Stetson Drive to Peterson Road, as well as Peterson Road west and east of Monterey Way, will be closed to through traffic for road improvements.

Third from Alabama to Illinois Streets is closed to through traffic for reconstruction.

Possible lane closure at the intersection of New Hampshire and Eighth Streets due to private construction.

Possible delays along the 1800 block of Massachusetts Street due to private construction.

Possible intermittent lane closure on eastbound 23rd Street in between Ousdahl Road and Naismith Drive due to private construction.

Construction at the intersection of 33rd and Iowa streets.


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