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Archive for Sunday, June 25, 2006

Lawrence commuter report

June 25, 2006

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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.

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 in preparation for 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 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.

Lane reduction on westbound Sixth Street near the Riverfront Mall due to the construction of a new gas line.

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

17th Street, between Vermont and Kentucky streets will be closed for sewer construction. Traffic 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.

Natalie Drive traffic is restricted to one lane for concrete and curb repair.

Traffic restricted on Kansas from Nebraska to Ohio streets for waterline repair.

Possible delays on Iowa Street due to private storm sewer improvements and milling between 33rd and 34th streets.

Lane closures on Kasold Drive between 22nd Terrace and Bob Billings Parkway due to road reconstruction.

In addition, mill and overlay work may restrict traffic on the following streets:

23rd and Harper streets to east of the city limits, 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, Bel Air Court near Inverness Drive, Clinton Parkway frontage road between Hawthorne and Crossgate drives, Hawthorne Drive between Clinton Parkway and Lowell Drive, Lowell Drive from Clinton Parkway frontage road to Hawthorne Drive, Murrow Court from Ninth Street to Yale Road, Seventh from Walnut to Lake streets, Riverview Road between Settlers and Kasold drives, Riverview Road, Rockfence Place from Longhorn Drive to Riverview Road, Royal Birkdale Court near Inverness Drive, 11th Street from Mississippi Street to West Campus Drive, Wagon Wheel Road from Longhorn Drive to Riverview Road, portions of Ohio between 21st and 22nd streets, Green Way Circle, from East Hills Drive to Noria Road, 21st from Tennessee to Louisiana streets and Winged Foot Court near Inverness Drive.

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