Archive for Sunday, November 25, 2012

Wheel Genius: Road work planned this week

November 25, 2012



City construction projects are now mapped at

• Street traffic has now shifted from the existing shoofly lanes onto the new 23rd Street bridge near Haskell Avenue. One westbound lane and two eastbound lanes will be open on the bridge as crews work to remove the existing shoofly lanes and finish road work. Work is expected to be completed in December.

• The city of Lawrence will be sealing street cracks in the neighborhoods east and west of Monterrey Way, north of Sixth Street. Lanes may be closed temporarily during working hours.

• The Kansas River levee is closed for construction of Bowersock Mills and 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.

• Street concrete will be reworked this week east of Nicklaus Drive, Palmer Court and Drive and Hogan Court and Drive. Through traffic will generally be maintained, but there is the possibility of street closures.

• The utility department will install a water main in the 2500 block of Ponderosa Drive. The road will be closed to through traffic 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

U.S. Highway 59

• Northbound and southbound lanes of old U.S. 59 will be closed to traffic at the 650 North Road interchange for frontage reconstruction work. 650 North Road will remain open to traffic. Completion: November 2012.

East 1900 Road

• County Road 1057/East 1900 Road is closed between the Kansas Highway 10 interchange and County Road 458/North 1000 Road. A marked detour is provided. Completion: November 2012.


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