Archive for Sunday, May 21, 2006

Lawrence commuter report

May 21, 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.

The road widening project along U.S. Highway 40, otherwise known as Sixth Street, will continue with access to Sixth Street only restricted from George Williams Way, Fence Line and Queens roads.

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.

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:

Sixth Street widening project from Folks Road to the South Lawrence Trafficway.

Monterey Way, between Stetson Drive and Grand Vista, as well as Peterson Road west of Kasold Drive, will be closed to through traffic for road improvements.

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

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. Expect delays and lane reductions throughout the area.

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 closure on Kasold Drive between 22nd Terrrace and Bob Billings Parkway due to road reconstruction.

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

25th Street, from Crestwood to Ridge Court, 24th Street from Ridge Court to Iowa Street, Bob Billings Parkway from Inverness Road to Wakarusa Drive, Atchison Avenue from Clinton Parkway to 26th Street and Morningside Drive near Brush Creek Drive.


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