A pavement marking project on I-70 in Riley and Wabaunsee counties to begin Monday, according to the Kansas Department of Transportation. Work will occur from mile marker 316 to mile marker 342, during daylight hours. Project is expected to be completed by the end of July, weather permitting.
Work includes replacing pavement markings on I-70 as well as the interchanges.
Traffic control will consist of signage, cones, barricades, and an arrow display to reduce traffic to one lane. One lane of traffic will be open in each direction on I-70 and drivers can access all interchanges for the duration of the project. Work will be completed in sections and traffic control will move with each section.
Marking Systems of Bluffdale, Utah is the contractor on the $2.5 million project.
KDOT urges all motorists to be alert and obey the warning signs when approaching and driving through a highway work zone. To stay aware of all road construction projects across Kansas go to www.kandrive.org or call 5-1-1. Drive safely and always wear your seat belt.