Expect major delays over the weekend at I-35 & I-435 Interchange

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Closures on I-35 and I-435 as crews do bridgework

Closures on I-35 and I-435 as crews do bridgework

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Kansas Department of Transportation reminds drivers that there will be major delays over the weekend because roads, the highway and ramps will be closed as crews install bridge girders for the new westbound I-435 to southbound I-35 flyover ramp and the eastbound I-435 to northbound I-35 flyover ramp.

KDOT says it begins at 10:00 p.m. Friday, July 17 and reopens at 5:00 a.m. on Monday, July 20, as long as weather has permitted them to complete the project.

***SPECIAL NOTE: Following the weekend-long closures on I-35, there will also be four single weekday overnight full roadway closures on eastbound I-435 as noted further below for installation of bridge girders for the new eastbound I-435 to northbound I-35 flyover ramp.

 FRIDAY LANE CLOSURE ADDITION! Northbound and southbound I-35 LEFT LANES at I-435 will be CLOSED for traffic control prep work beginning at 8:00 p.m. and will remain closed until full closure begins at 10:00 p.m. on Friday, July 17.

Northbound I-35 traffic will encounter all lanes closed from the left, one by one approaching I-435, and ultimately will be forced onto the ramp to eastbound I-435. Southbound I-35 traffic will encounter two lanes closed from the left, prior to the southbound U.S. 69 exit, with one lane remaining open to serve only the exit to 87th Street. All southbound I-35 through traffic should follow the posted detour via southbound U.S. 69.

Specifically, KDOT says:

*All lanes of northbound I-35 from I-435 to 95th Street. Northbound I-35 mainline thru traffic to detour via eastbound I-435 to northbound U.S. 69 to access northbound I-35.

*All lanes of southbound I-35 from 87th Street to I-435. Southbound I-35 mainline thru traffic to detour via southbound U.S. 69 to westbound I-435 to access southbound I-35.

 **Northbound I-35 to westbound I-435 ramp. Ramp traffic to detour via eastbound I-435 to Quivira Road exit then back left to access westbound I-435.

**Southbound I-35 to westbound I-435 ramp. Ramp traffic to detour via southbound U.S. 69 to access westbound I-435.

**Southbound I-35 to eastbound I-435 ramp. Ramp traffic to detour via southbound U.S. 69 to access eastbound I-435.

**Westbound I-435 to northbound I-35 ramp. Ramp traffic to detour via early exit to northbound U.S. 69 access northbound I-35.

**Eastbound I-435 to northbound I-35 ramp. Ramp traffic to detour via eastbound I-435 to northbound U.S. 69 to access northbound I-35.

**Southbound I-35 to 95th Street exit ramp. Ramp traffic to detour via early exit to southbound U.S. 69 to access 95th Street exit.

**Northbound I-35 to 95th Street exit ramp. Ramp traffic to detour via eastbound I-435 to northbound U.S. 69 to access 95th Street exit.

**95th Street to southbound I-35 entrance ramp. Ramp traffic to detour via eastbound 95th Street to southbound Quivira Road to westbound I-435 to access southbound I-35.

**87th Street to southbound I-35 entrance ramp. Ramp traffic to detour via southbound U.S. 69 to westbound I-435 to access southbound I-35.

**Northbound U.S. 69 to westbound I-435 ramp. Ramp traffic to detour via northbound U.S. 69 to 103rd Street exit back to southbound U.S. 69 to access westbound I-435.