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Archive for Sunday, September 4, 2005

Lawrence commuter report

September 4, 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.

The bridge carrying U.S. Highway 40 as it crosses over Kansas Highway 10 is being widened to four lanes.

Kansas Highway 32 at Stranger Creek, bridge reduced to one lane for widening with traffic controlled through signals.

Interstate 635 closed between Kansas Highway 5 to the Missouri state line. Traffic detoured using Sunshine Road and Highway 69.

Lane closures at 78th and 94th streets at Interstate 70 in Wyandotte County while pavement is rebuilt.

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.

Interstate 35 at Southwest Boulevard, traffic restricted to two lanes each direction for construction.

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

Interstates 35 and Highway 69 expect delays for bridge construction around 91st Street.

Interstate 35 between Gardner and 75th Street for night repavement; expect delays.

The following projects may affect city traffic this week:

Clinton Parkway and Lake Pointe Drive closed to through traffic from Wakarusa Drive to east of Kansas Highway 10 entrance and exit ramps.

West Sixth Street from Folks Road to Wakarusa Drive, traffic reduced to one lane each direction for road-widening project. Wakarusa Drive, north of Sixth Street, will re-open to traffic sometime this week. 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 Monterrey Way, will be closed to through traffic for road improvements.

Thirteenth and Oregon streets for storm water project.

Fifteenth Street from Haskell Avenue to Connecticut Street, closed to through traffic for storm water project.

Street base repairs at Wakarusa drive and Quailcrest Place.

In addition, the following areas will be undergoing resurfacing or concrete repair this week: Haskell Avenue from 12th to 15th streets and 19th Street from Barker to Haskell avenues will be undergoing finishing work, 27th Terrace from Missouri to Louisiana streets, 26th Street at Allison Drive, Bob Billings Parkway Parking at Wakarusa Drive near Monterey Way, Eldorado, Foxfire, and Inverness drives, Maverick Lane between 25th Terrace and 27th Street, Crossgate Drive from Clinton Parkway to the cul-de-sac, the length of Greenbriar Drive, Jana Drive from Holiday Drive to Harvard Road, and Tomahawk Drive from Lawrence Avenue to Rockfence Place. Parking will be removed for resurfacing and some occasional lane closures may appear.

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