I-470 multiple bridge overlay project to begin

road construction

This Friday, May 31,weather permitting, a project will begin to overlay multiple bridge decks along I-470 from 25th St. to I-70 in Topeka.

Project work includes patching and then overlay of the decks on the following bridges: 1) SW 25th Street Bridge over I-470; 2) SW 17th Bridge over I-470; 3) northbound and southbound I-470 Bridges over Wanamaker Road; and 4) westbound I-70 to southbound I-470 flyover ramp.

Crews will complete work during seven consecutive weekends (excluding holidays and weather delays) beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Friday evening and reopening to unrestricted traffic by 6:00 a.m. the following Monday morning.

Advance message boards will alert drivers to the lane and ramp closures. Signage and cones will direct drivers through the project work zone. Drivers should expect some delays during peak travel times.

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