MoDOT hosting ONLINE public meeting June 1-15 regarding I-29 bridge replacement over 72nd Street


PLATTE COUNTY – MoDOT Kansas City will be hosting an ONLINE public information meeting regarding an upcoming bridge replacement project involving the Interstate 29 bridges over 72nd Street in Platte County. Those interested in learning more, viewing plans or submitting comments and/or questions about the project can do so online on the project webpage between Wednesday, June 1, and Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Please note that NO formal presentations will be made.

For those unable to access the information online, project materials are available by request at the MoDOT district office located at 600 NE Colbern Rd. in Lee’s Summit, MO. Customers may contact Project Manager Heather Barrows by calling 816-607-2209 or e-mail at

MoDOT will be replacing the I-29 twin bridges over 72nd Street beginning in 2023.  These bridges carry six lanes of traffic through Kansas City and have reached the end of their service lives. This project is scheduled to let in January 2023 with construction beginning in approximately that spring or summer. It is anticipated to be complete by the end of 2023. This project is projected to cost $6.9 million and is funded through both state and federal funds.

Correction: Traffic control is still being considered at this time and details will be available soon.

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Districts Involved
Kansas City