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Friday, August 22, 2014

75th Street and Interstate 35 construction project update

Posted: August 22, 2014 - 4:09am

The Kansas Department of Transportation says the ramps on the south side of 75th Street will reopen on Tuesday, September 2nd. The ramps were closed in July for pavement repair work.

Beginning Tuesday, September 2nd through late October the ramps on the north side of 75th Street will be closed for the same work to be completed.

Marked detours will be provided.

Suggested detour routes
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The detour for traffic on southbound Interstate 35 will exit at 67th Street, east to southbound Antioch Road, back to 75th Street.

The detour for drivers trying to get onto northbound Interstate 35 will continue also use Antioch Road and the 67th Street entrance ramp.

Traffic on 75th Street will be shifted to the south side of the bridge, with one through lane in each direction.

KDOT says drivers should expect major delays during peak commute times.

The entire project is scheduled to be completed by Spring 2015 and is being overseen by the city of Overland Park.

Related reports:

August 22, 2014 - More construction this weekend on 75th Street
July 3, 2014 - 75th Street construction project underway, already causing major delays
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