Archive for Sunday, September 23, 2012

Wheel Genius: Road work planned this week

September 23, 2012



City construction projects are now mapped.

• Traffic heading in both directions on the 23rd Street bridge near Haskell Avenue will be redirected as crews work to rebuild the bridge. Two lanes are now available in each direction but speed limits are reduced on the detours Completion: November 2012.

• 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 on West Sixth Street to the north, east and west of Michigan Street; on Glenview Street, from Summer Tree Lane to Deerfield Lane; and Summer Tree Lane from Glenview Street to Princeton Street. Concrete will also be reworked on Lyon Street from North Third to North Fourth streets, and East Eight Street from Connecticut to Delaware streets.

• Crews are patching asphalt in neighborhoods around the Wakarusa Drive, Harvard Road, Monterey Way and Inverness Drive area. Through traffic should be maintained. Completion: spring 2013

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.

U.S. Highway 59

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


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