Ramp closed this morning at I-435, State Line

The exit ramp from eastbound I-435 to State Line Road will be closed from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. today so highway crews can replace an overhead sign knocked over about two years ago. A lane of the interstate also will close at this location.

Eastbound traffic will be detoured to Wornall Road and then back west to State Line on I-435.

This is the same sign that a numbers of readers have asked The Star about in recent years, complaining to the Watchdog that it needed fixed.

The sign's foundation on the shoulder had to be completely rebuilt and slightly relocated. Also, the sign's vertical supports had to be reconstructed because the foundation was moved