Friday, September 3, 2010
Around 12 vehicles were estimated to have been in a single crash, which occured on I-70 near Pittman road. The crash closed the eastbound lanes on I-70, and several people were taken to the hospital for injuries. Reports now indicate that traffic is flowing freely again, however there has been no news on the injuries.
Given the chaotic nature of driving to and from football games, it is surprising that incidents like the one that happened last night are not frequent. Traffic is intense, people are continuously trying to move into a better position and alcohol is often involved. Hopefully this crash will make Cheifs and Royals' fans more cautious when driving to and from the stadium.
Friday, July 23, 2010
Kansas 10 highway will be reduced to one lane next week from 7:30 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Monday through Friday for a five mile stretch from Kansas 7 to I-435. The closed highways are part of a state-wide project to improve various roadways, and this particular improvement will cost $808,000.
The resurfacing of the road is planned on being completed sometime in mid-August. Other areas of K-10 will begin resurfacing in the coming weeks, including Woodland Road, Ridgeview Road, Renner Road and I-435. Since these interchanges will be completely closed, drivers will be forced to find an alternative route should they use these areas to enter or exit the highway.