Major delays on Front Street at I-435 this weekend

DDIillustration_002.jpg

This is what  Front Street will look like when construction crews have completed their work.

Northeast News
November 3, 2011

Motorists driving on Front Street at I-435 should expect significant delays this weekend as workers reconfigure the busy crossroads to a diverging diamond interchange.

MoDOT urges all motorists to avoid the area if possible from 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, through 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6.

Asphalt crews will pave Front Street beneath the I-435 overpasses, then shut down Front Street in both directions and close ramps connecting to I-435 at various times to complete paving, redirect signals, place signs and re-stripe lanes.

Once work is completed this weekend, Front Street will become a diverging diamond, shifting traffic beneath I-435 to the left side to accommodate turns and reduce congestion.

Various closures during the changeover on Saturday will include full closure at times of the northbound I-435 movement to westbound Front Street, and southbound I-435 to eastbound Front Street. No left turns will be allowed from the ramps off of I-435 until the changeover is complete. Only local access will be allowed on Front Street. Police will direct traffic during the changeover.

More work in the coming weeks will close lanes at times. Workers will pour concrete islands and install permanent signals and permanent striping as the project continues.

For more information about diverging diamond interchanges and to see one in action, visit www.modot.mo.gov/kansascity. For instant updates, follow MoDOT_KC on Twitter or send questions and comments to kccommunityrelations@modot.mo.gov.

Comments are closed.

  • Problem property burns – again

    July 29th, 2016
    by

    Northeast News July 29, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Firefighters were called to 114 N. Topping at around 6:00 a.m. […]


    Suspect charged in Northeast homicide

    July 29th, 2016
    by

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News July 29, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – A 31-year-old Kansas City, Kansas man has been […]


    Light rail proposal passed by reluctant council

    July 28th, 2016
    by

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News July 28, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – A November 8 vote on light rail became […]


    Woman found dead at Northeast apartment

    July 28th, 2016
    by

    Northeast News July 28, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – A Northeast woman was found dead this morning in an apartment […]


    KCU first-year med students participate in day of service

    July 27th, 2016
    by

    Northeast News July 27, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – First year medical students at Kansas City University of Medicine and […]


  • [Advertisement.]
  • 29-year-old KC man charged in severe beating of child

    July 26th, 2016
    by

    Northeast News KANSAS CITY, Missouri-A 29-year-old Kansas City man stands accused of Domestic Assault in the First Degree in the vicious beating of a five-year-old boy.
    A $200,000 bond was requested


    Northeast’s August 2 Primary Election Preview

    July 26th, 2016
    by

    Northeast News MO Senate District 11
    John Rizzo – D John Rizzo – D Top priorities: Economic development, education, and protecting worker’s rights Endorsements: Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, Former State Senator Victor


    McCaskill visits KC Health Department, hosts roundtable discussion on opioid addiction

    July 26th, 2016
    by

    Northeast News KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The state of Missouri has become the #1 state in the Midwest for opiate prescriptions, according to U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, but bipartisan legislation


    City Union Mission donating back to school outfits

    July 26th, 2016
    by

    By Michaela Bishop Northeast News July 26, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – On July 25th, City Union Mission started giving […]


    Officers under fire in the Northeast

    July 26th, 2016
    by

    Northeast News July 26, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Kansas City Police officers who responded to a call early Monday […]


  • Local Weather

  • What’s Happening

    Troost Lake connects to streetcar, Mormon histories

    Northeast News Opening to the public in 1888, Troost Park and adjoining Troost Lake were the ideas of the Kansas City Cable Railway Company (later known as the Kansas City

    chronicles

    James “Jim” George Cariddi On Friday, July 15, 2016, former principal James Cariddi passed away due to complications of a stroke at St.

    retorts illustrated bryan stalder

    retorts illustrated bryan stalder [...]

  • [Advertisement.]