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Lairyn McGregor (816) 607-2152

May 29, 2018 08:36 AM
Bridge Work Resumes on I-470 TODAY, May 29

LEE’S SUMMIT – The Missouri Department of Transportation will begin the next step of its extensive I-470 bridge rehabilitation project beginning on Tuesday, May 29. This phase of the project is scheduled to last until approximately late August. Crews will be rehabilitating the I-470 bridges at Blue Ridge Blvd. and the Kansas City Southern Railroad. All work is weather permitting.

  • There will be various lane closures NIGHTLY along Interstate 470 between Three Trails Crossing and James A. Reed Road beginning on Tuesday, May 29, until Friday morning, June 1. The work will begin at 8 p.m. each evening, with all lanes open by 5 a.m. the following mornings. These lane closures are for striping removal.
  • Crews will reduce Interstate 470 to TWO LANES in each direction between the Three Trails Crossing (Grandview Triangle) and James A. Reed Road beginning on Friday morning, June 1 until approximately late August for bridge rehabilitation work.
  • The ramp at Blue Ridge Blvd. onto westbound I-470 will remain closed.

This work is all a part of the extensive I-470 bridge rehabilitation project that will repair 15 bridges along the I-470 corridor. This project is scheduled to be fully completed by November 2018.

Please use the zipper merge at the merge point. Take turns. 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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