Kellogg, I-235 will both close at interchange this weekend

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Expect traffic delays in west Wichita this weekend:

Both Kellogg under I-235 and I-235 over Kellogg will close at 7 p.m. on Friday for the installation of bridge beams, according to the Kansas Department of Transportation.

Detours will use the four diamond ramps on the outside of the interchange. The closure is scheduled to end by 6 a.m. Monday.

The four cloverleaf ramps at I-235 and Kellogg are already closed until late December and the area regularly has daily and overnight lane closures.

In other new closures: The ramp from 13th Street to southbound I-135 will be closed Thursday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Wichita drivers, especially on the west side, have been frustrated lately by ongoing construction along Kellogg, the main east-west freeway through Kansas' largest city. Construction to rebuild the interchange at I-235 and Kellogg has prolonged a

Katherine Burgess: 316-268-6400, @KathsBurgess

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