Archive for Sunday, March 20, 2005

Lawrence commuter report

March 20, 2005


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

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

Kansas Highway 32 at Stranger Creek, bridge reduced to one lane for widening.

Southbound Interstate 635 at Swartz Road, ramp closed.

Interstate 35 at Southwest Boulevard, traffic restricted to two lanes each direction and lane-width restricted to 11 feet for construction.

I-35 at 87th Street and U.S. Highway 69 southbound from I-35 to 91st Street, lane-width restrictions and ramp closures for construction. Detours posted.

The following events and projects may affect city traffic this week:

U.S. Highway 40 (Sixth Street) from Kansas Highway 10 to Folks Road, traffic carried through construction as U.S. 40 is widened to four lanes. Traffic between Wakarusa Drive and Folks Road reduced to one lane each direction.

Wakarusa Drive from Sixth Street to Overland Drive, closed for water line work.

Trail Road east of Folks Road, occasional lane closures for sewer line installation.

McDonald Drive at Sixth Street, southbound underpass closed during work day for storm sewer installation.

Westbound Bob Billings Parkway at Lawrence Avenue, reduction to one lane during working hours for storm water project.

14th Street at Jayhawk Boulevard, closed for tunnel installation.

13th Street from Oregon to Pennsylvania streets, closed for storm water improvements.

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