Kansas City will reduce portions of both eastbound and westbound I-70 to one lane between Route 7 in Blue Springs and Route H/F in Oak Grove OVERNIGHT this week for guard rail work. There may be delays in the area. All work is weather permitting.

  • Eastbound I-70 will be reduced to ONE LANE intermittently from MO Route 7 (approximately exit 20 in Blue Springs, MO) to Route H/F (approximately exit 28 in Oak Grove, MO) for guardrail work OVERNIGHT beginning Monday, Feb. 22, through Thursday, Feb. 25, from 8 p.m. each evening until 6 a.m. the following mornings.
  • Westbound I-70 will be reduced to ONE LANE intermittently from Route H/F to MO Route 7 for guard rail work OVERNIGHT beginning on Tuesday, Feb. 23, until Thursday, Feb. 25, from 7 p.m. each evening until 5 a.m. the following mornings.

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

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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