Wednesday, June 15, 2011

K-7 and Johnson Drive Interchange Project Update-June 2011

Attention, Western Shawnee residents!  Weather permitting, on Thursday/Friday, June 16-17, new traffic changes are scheduled to take place on the K-7 and 55th Street/Johnson Drive interchange project in Johnson County.  The traffic changes that are scheduled to occur are as follows:
·         On Thursday, June 16, after morning rush hour (weather permitting), access from northbound and southbound K-7 to Clear Creek Parkway on the west side of K-7 will be closed to all traffic.  Utility work as well as construction work will begin on the new bridge that will span over K-7 at Clear Creek Parkway.
·         On Friday, June 17, before morning rush hour (weather permitting), 55th Street will be reopened to traffic for all through eastbound and westbound movements from 55th Street to Johnson Drive.  Also, access from northbound K-7 to westbound 55th Street and from 55th Street/Johnson Driver to southbound K-7 will be opened to all traffic at the same time.  If there is any wet weather that occurs on Thursday, June 16, the 55th Street traffic changes will shift to sometime during the day on Friday, June 17, and will not be in place before morning rush hour. 

Stay tuned for more information as the construction progresses.

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