Archive for Sunday, July 23, 2006

Lawrence commuter report

July 23, 2006


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.

Route 1055 south of Lawrence will be closed between North 800 and North 1000 roads for the replacement of a bridge immediately north of the Cedar Hill Gun Club. A detour sign is posted.

Intermittent lane closures south of Lansing due to road reconstruction.

Access to eastbound Shawnee Mission Parkway from Interstate 435 is restricted due to bridge repairs.

Interstate 35 at 87th Street, several ramps closed due to bridge construction. Commuters should use 95th Street if traveling north on Interstate 35 or 75th Street if traveling south.

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

Work on the Monterey Way storm sewer and waterline is concentrated along Peterson Road, from Monterey Way to Kasold Drive as well as some lane reductions on Kasold Drive. Traffic detours are posted.

The bridge over the Kansas Turnpike on Kasold Drive, north of Peterson Road, will be closed due to reconstruction.

Valley gutter installation at the intersection of Yale Road and Murrow Court.

Parking will be removed from much of the 700 and 800 blocks of Massachusetts Street, and traffic will be reduced to northbound only because of waterline repairs.

17th Street, between Vermont and Kentucky streets will be closed for sewer construction. Traffic is restricted at all intersections of Massachusetts Street between 13th and 17th streets. 13th between New Hampshire and Connecticut is closed to traffic. Expect delays and lane reductions throughout the area.

Curb repair along Haskell Avenue south of 19th Street and extending work between 15th and 23rd streets.

Crews will work to resurface the intersection of 22nd and Ohio. Traffic will be restricted only during work day hours

Closures on Kasold Drive between 22nd Terrace and Bob Billings Parkway for reconstruction.

2006 mill and overlay progress

This week, mill and overlay work may restrict traffic on the following streets: ¢ Cambridge Road between High and Sunset drives ¢ Flint Drive from 26th Street to Atchison Avenue ¢ Tennessee between 19th and 23rd streets ¢ 14th between Massachusetts and Kentucky streets ¢ 21st from Louisiana to Tennessee streets ¢ 27th Street from Iowa Street to Lawrence Avenue ¢ Clinton Parkway frontage road between Hawthorne and Crossgate drives ¢ Seventh from Walnut to Lake streets ¢ Riverview Road between Settlers and Kasold drives ¢ Rockfence Place from Longhorn Drive to Riverview Road ¢ Wagon Wheel Road from Longhorn Drive to Riverview Road ¢ 21st from Tennessee to Louisiana streets ¢ 19th from Massachusetts to Rhode Island streets ¢ Haskell Avenue between 15th and 19th streets ¢ Iowa Street between Harvard Road and the Irving Hill Road overpass ¢ 27th Street between Lawrence Avenue and Iowa Street


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