JACKSON COUNTY– MoDOT Kansas City will be conducting overnight paving work overnight along portions of U.S. 40 and MO Route 7 beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 6 through Thursday, Oct. 7. There will be various lane closures in the area. All work is weather permitting.

Wednesday, Oct. 6

  • Crews will close the westbound lanes along westbound U.S. 40 at Blue Ridge Blvd. beginning at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, until approximately 6 a.m. the following morning. Motorists will be forced into the turn lanes in the area.

Thursday, Oct. 7

  • Crews will close the right lane of southbound MO Route 7 at 30th Terrace beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, until approximately 6 a.m. the following morning.
  • MO Route 7 will be closed just south of MO Route 58 in both directions beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, until approximately 6 a.m. the following morning. Only one direction will be closed at a time and a flagging operation will be in place to direct traffic.
  • MO Route 7 will be closed at U.S. 24 in both directions beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, until approximately 6 a.m. the following morning. Only one direction will be closed at a time and a flagging operation will be in place to direct traffic.

Motorists are advised to plan ahead or find alternate routes as there will be delays in the area.

Please be patient and considerate to your fellow motorists. Use the zipper merge and take turns at merge points.  Please remember that all work zones are NO PHONE ZONES. Buckle up. Phone down. Arrive Alive. For potential impacts to traffic, please review KC Scout cameras at http://www.kcscout.net or consult our real-time traffic partner, WAZE.

Motorists are reminded to slow down and pay attention while driving in work zones. Not all work zones look alike. Work zones can be moving operations, such as striping, patching or mowing. They can also be short term, temporary lane closures to make quick repairs or remove debris from the roadway.

For more information about MoDOT news, projects or events, please visit our website at www.modot.mo.gov/kansascity. For instant updates, follow MoDOT_KC on Twitter, or share posts and comments on our Facebook at www.facebook.com/MoDOT.KansasCity.  MoDOT Kansas City maintains more than 7,000 miles of state roadway in nine counties. Sign up online for work zone updates or call 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636).



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