Archive for Sunday, December 11, 2011

Wheel genius: Road work planned for this week

December 11, 2011



• Water main rehabilitation on Kentucky, Ninth, 18th, 13th and Tennessee streets. Parking and a travel lane on Kentucky will be closed, as will parking and travel lanes on Tennessee. Single-lane traffic will still run through the areas. Completion: 2012.

• Kansas River levee closed for construction of Bowersock Mills & Power Co.’s new plant on the north bank. Users will be detoured to city streets crossing at the controlled intersection of North Second and Locust streets. Completion: late 2012.

• Waterlines will be replaced along 23rd Street from approximately Barker Avenue to just east of the Douglas County Maintenance yard, 711 E. 23rd St. Sanitary sewer piping will be reconstructed along the Burroughs Creek alignment north and south of East 23rd Street. These projects will close North Perimeter Road and East 23rd Street Frontage Road throughout construction. Completion: June 2012.

U.S. Highway 59

• North 200 Road closed at U.S. Highway 59 for frontage road construction work. Completion: late 2012.

U.S. Highway 69

• Various lane closures 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from I-435 to 87th Street for pavement marking. Completion: Wednesday.

• Northbound right lane closed: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at 87th Street for hand rail installation. Completion: Friday.

Interstate 70

• Two right lanes on eastbound I-70 will be closed between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. from 18th Street and the Kansas/Missouri state line for pavement marking work. Completion: Friday.

• Various ramp closures from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the interchanges to and from I-435, State Avenue, Parallel Parkway and Leavenworth Road for pavement marking work. Completion: Friday.

• Lane closures from between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday at the Carnahan Avenue/Adams Street interchange area for survey work. Completion: Monday.

Interstate 435

• Northbound will be reduced to one lane from 98th Street and Leavenworth Road from 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and occasional Saturdays. Completion: mid-December.

Interstate 169

• Ramps to 151st Street will be closed 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for fuel cleanup. Completion: Friday afternoon.


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