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Source: US State of Missouri

JACKSON COUNTY – MoDOT Kansas City is continuing construction at the I-435 and I-70 interchange. This work will involve various lane closures as well as significant ramp closures in the area tonight, Thursday, Jan. 16. These closures will have an impact on traffic. Motorists are advised to plan ahead, leave early, or to find an alternate route if necessary. All work is weather permitting.

Thursday, Jan. 16

  • The ramp from eastbound I-70 to southbound I-435 will be CLOSED for sign truss installation beginning at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 16, until midnight.
  • The ramp from southbound I-435 to westbound I-70 will be CLOSED for sign truss installation beginning at 10 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, until 2 a.m. the following morning.

Monday, Jan. 27

  • The ramp from eastbound I-70 to Blue Ridge Cutoff will be CLOSED for pavement construction beginning on Monday, Jan. 27 until approximately summer 2020. This ramp closure will have impacts to fans headed to Kauffman Stadium this season. Motorists needing to go this direction are advised to exit eastbound I-70 at U.S. 40 Highway and continue east until intersecting with Blue Ridge Cutoff.

This is all part of the I-435 and I-70 construction project and it 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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