MODOT Traffic Alert

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Missouri Department of Transportation is warning motorists of an upcoming, complete closure of a portion of Interstate 70 in both directions in Kansas City.

This closure will begin at 10 p.m. on Feb. 21 until about 5 a.m. Feb. 24 for the demolition of the old Interstate 435 bridges over I-70.

Westbound I-70 will be closed between Missouri Highway 291/I-470 and I-435. Eastbound I-70 will be closed at I-435.

This is part of the new partial turbine interchange construction at I-435 and I-70. 

Improvements include full bridge replacements, removal of left exits, improvements to loop ramp configuration, and congestion relief. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, StormTrack5 weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from KCTV5 News. 

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