The Missouri Department of Transportation will have various lane closures along Interstate 70 near I-435 this week beginning Monday, April 6 through Friday, April 10. At times, portions of I -70 will be reduced to ONE LANE. This work will have impacts on traffic. All work is weather permitting.

  • One lane of eastbound and westbound I-70 at I-435 will be CLOSED daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for bridge construction beginning Monday, April 6, until Friday April 10.
  • Both eastbound and westbound I-70 will be REDUCED TO ONE LANE at I-435 for bridge construction OVERNIGHT from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following mornings beginning Monday, April 6, through Thursday, April 9.

For potential impacts to traffic, please review KC Scout cameras at http://www.kcscout.net or consult our real-time traffic partner, WAZE.

This is all part of a new interchange design being built at I-435 and I-70. The new design will be a partial turbine configuration. Improvements include full bridge replacements, removal of left exits, improvements to loop ramp configuration, and congestion relief. This project will have significant impacts on traffic for two full construction seasons and is scheduled to be complete by Dec. 2020For more information about this project, visit our website. Please be patient and considerate to your fellow motorists. Use the zipper merge and take turns at merge points.  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).