Counties Impacted
Clay
Project Status
In Progress

Construction Milestone

Complete
January 18, 2018 Public Meeting

If you could not attend the meeting, comment on this project here: www.modot.org/asp/request_information.shtml?comments

Complete
Expect lane closures beginning March 15

Crews will begin moving barriers in place for the launch of this project. Expect lane closures in the northbound and southbound lanes of I-35. More details to come.   

In Progress
Expect various lane closures for the week of March 18-22

Crews will reduce northbound I-35 to one lane between Pleasant Valley Rd. and the Route 291 Interchange nightly, beginning at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday, March 18 and again Tuesday, March 19 for base rock removal backfill and on-ramp shoulder work.

Crews will close various lanes of northbound I-35 between Pleasant Valley Rd. and the Route 291 Interchange beginning at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. Wednesday, March 20 for pavement marking work.

Crews will close various lanes of southbound I-35 between Pleasant Valley Rd. and the Route 291 Interchange beginning at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. Thursday, March 21 for pavement marking work.

Crews will close the right lane of northbound I-35 between Pleasant Valley Rd. and the Route 291 Interchange beginning at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. Friday, March 22 for barrier wall replacement work. 

 

In Progress
Crews will close various lanes and ramps March 21-22

Crews will close the center ramp lane from Route 152 to northbound I-35 and the center ramp lane from Route 152 to southbound I-35 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21 until 5 a.m. Friday, March 22 for ramp/shoulder work. 

 

What is MoDOT doing on this project?

Route 152 over Interstate 35, Kansas Street and Route 291 and Kansas Street are critical junctions for the City of Liberty. These improvements will accommodate development, and most importantly, improve traffic safety. It will also create a safe, efficient, environmentally sound, and economical transportation facility that meets the needs of the area.

How will this project benefit me?

MoDOT will address the needs of improving the I-35/Route 152 Interchange as well as bridge replacement work, street widening and adding turn lanes. The project will also address bicycle and pedestrian needs along the corridor. A multiple-use path along the south side of Route 152 and Kansas Street which will extend across the I-35 bridge.

What impact will this project have on traffic?

The bridge on Route 152 over I-35 will be closed in May 2019 and will be closed for four months. Lane closures on Kansas Street and Route 291 will be expected during construction.

To view a map of the construction, click here

To view a map of the detour, click here

Additional detour map, click here

What is the time line for this project?

The project will begin May 2019.

The project is expected to be complete by the end of August 2020.

How do I learn more?

Please contact Shelie Daniel, area engineer at 816-607-2200 for comments and/or questions. For updates follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Questions or comments? Call us 1-888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636).

What will this project cost? How is this project funded?

The project is estimated at $30 million.

This is a jointly funded project between MoDOT, the Cities of Liberty and Kansas City, MO.

  • Missouri Dept. of Transportation: Approximately $15 million
  • City of Liberty:  Approximately $5.5 million
  • Federal Surface Transportation Fund: $6 million
  • Shoal Creek (KCMO):  $1.5 million  

Simulation of interchange

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