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Archive for Sunday, October 30, 2005

Lawrence commuter report

October 30, 2005

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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. Lecompton Township Road East 100 near the Kansas Turnpike will be closed due to this construction as well.

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.

Kansas Highway 32 at Stranger Creek Traffic will be reduced to one lane with traffic controlled through signals.

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

Southbound Interstate 635 will be reduced to two lanes between Georgia Avenue and 43rd Street.

The ramp for 57th Street on eastbound Interstate 70 is closed. Traffic will be detoured to Kaw Drive and 38th Street.

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

Interstate 35 between the Interstate 435 interchange and U.S. Highway 56 while portions of the road are being striped; possible lengthy delays from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m..

Portion of County Road 458, south of Lawrence, closed for road improvements.

The following on-going 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.

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

Construction at the intersection of 33rd and Iowa streets.

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