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Archive for Thursday, April 26, 2007

Eastbound turnpike lanes to be bottlenecked

Officials say road will be reduced to one lane

April 26, 2007

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Eastbound lanes of the Kansas Turnpike between Lawrence and Topeka will be reduced to one lane overnight and into Friday morning, officials said today.

The state sent out the following press release:

"The Kansas Turnpike roadway between milepost 189.5 and 184 eastbound will be reduced to one lane of traffic between Lawrence and Topeka after late evening rush hour traffic on Thursday, April 26. The eastbound roadway in this five-mile area will remain reduced until Friday, April 27 at approximately 11 a.m. Drivers are asked to use extra caution while traveling in this area for the safety of drivers and construction crews."

Comments

BikerGrandma 7 years, 8 months ago

I'm glad that so many people are having fun with the fact that the bridge closing is effecting so many - loss of business, more $ spent on fuel and time on the road. Andini - get your facts straight before you get sarcastic - there is a Hardee's is east Lawrence and one well west of the portion of the turnpike being close east of Topeka.

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