Ramp from U.S. 69 to I-435 closes this morning

Northbound drivers on U.S. 69 are in trouble today if they need to go west on I-435 toward Olathe, Lenexa and Wyandotte County.

The northbound ramp from U.S. 69 to westbound I-435 will close today and tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. The state highway department has to close the ramp so work crews can unload bridge girders for the $165 million Antioch interchange project.

Drivers are advised to take U.S. 69 north to 103rd Street and then turn around heading south back to I-435, where they can head west on the interstate. The detour will be marked.