SHAWNEE, Kan. — Street reconstruction will close 71st Street in Shawnee during daytime work hours starting Wednesday, July 20.

The closure affects the street from Silverheel Street to Chouteau Street, with the work expected to be finished on Friday.

The project is one of several that will affect traffic patterns in the area.

Drivers can keep up to date with road closures on the City of Shawnee website.

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