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Source: US State of Missouri

JACKSON COUNTY –MoDOT Kansas City will CLOSE the ramp from eastbound I-70 to southbound I-435 TONIGHT, Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for temporary barrier placement as part of the construction work at the I-435 and I-70 interchange. Motorists must find alternate routes at this time.

This week’s construction work includes ramp and various lane closures. It will have impacts to traffic. Motorists are advised to plan ahead, leave early, or consider an alternate route. All work is weather permitting.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 6
    • Crews will CLOSE the ramp from eastbound I-70 to southbound I-435 TONIGHT, Wednesday, Nov. 6, for temporary barrier placement
  • Daily Work Monday, Nov. 4 through Friday, Nov. 8
    • Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, crews will reduce the ramp from westbound I-70 to northbound I-435 to ONE LANE for lighting installation. This lane closure will last all week.
  • Nightly Work Monday, Nov. 4 through Wednesday, Nov. 6
    • Eastbound I-70 will be reduced to ONE LANE between U.S. Highway 40 and Stadium Drive for overhang removal beginning at 7 p.m. nightly until 5 a.m. the following mornings. There will be intermittent rolling slowdowns throughout the night.
    • Westbound I-70 will be reduced to ONE LANE between Blue Ridge Cutoff and Manchester Trafficway for overhang removal beginning at 7 p.m. nightly until 5 a.m. the following mornings. There will be intermittent rolling slowdowns throughout the night.

This project will have significant impacts on traffic for two full construction seasons. For more information about this project, visit our website. For potential impacts to traffic, please review KC Scout cameras at http://www.kcscout.net or consult our real-time traffic partner, WAZE.  

Please remember that all work zones are NO PHONE zones. Buckle up. Phone down. Arrive Alive. Motorists are reminded to slow down and pay attention while driving in work zones. Not all work zones look alike. Work zones can be moving operations, such as striping, patching or mowing. They can also be short term, temporary lane closures to make quick repairs or remove debris from the roadway.

For more information about MoDOT news, projects or events, please visit our website at www.modot.mo.gov/kansascity. For instant updates, follow MoDOT_KC on Twitter, or share posts and comments on our Facebook at www.facebook.com/MoDOT.KansasCity.  MoDOT Kansas City maintains more than 7,000 miles of state roadway in nine counties. Sign up online for work zone updates or call 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636).

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