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KMBZ News Staff
August 30, 2019 - 6:27 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- More than 17 million Americans are expected to fly during Labor Day Weekend, with the peak days for flights coming today and next Monday. At KCI, 242,000 people will be jetting off, and some of them are headed directly into the path of Hurricane Dorian, which is forecast to...
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Kara Marxer
February 26, 2019 - 4:18 am
Kansas City, MO - More than a few good people are wanted in the building trades. The need for new tradesmen and tradeswomen is getting desperate, said Jan Burchett, executive director of the Kansas City National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). "A lot of the craftsmen and the people...
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Jim Cunningham
October 04, 2018 - 4:37 am
The long wait is nearly over on the widening of a dangerous stretch of road in the Northland. When it was first designed in 2007, North Woodland Avenue was supposed to have four lanes. In 2011, the project stalled due to a lack of funding. In 2015, several council members, including Heather Hall,...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Dan Weinbaum
September 28, 2018 - 5:11 am
The Buck O'Neil Bridge is again closing for a weekend so workers can begin another phase in a repair project. The Missouri Department of Transportation has been working to repair the old Broadway Bridge for months. All the southbound lanes have been closed for repairs and the northbound lanes have...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Jim Cunningham
September 21, 2018 - 6:24 am
Two bridge projects along Interstate 70 east of Kansas City will have an impact of a lot of travelers plans over the weekend. The Missouri Department of Transportation is continuing work on the diverging diamond project at the Oak Grove exit and will be conducting a bridge demolition this weekend...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Marc LaVoie
July 27, 2018 - 11:45 am
Wait times could be very long for drivers who choose to use I-470 on the east side of the Kansas City metropolitan area this weekend. A portion of I-470 will be reduced to one lane in either direction beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, July 27. The closure will effect the area between 39th Street in...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Jim Cunningham
February 22, 2018 - 4:33 am
Work is about to begin for the second phase of a major bridge replacement project along Interstate 470. Crews will be shifting eastbound I-470 traffic to the westbound side of I-470 between Pryor Road and Blue Ridge Blvd as they continue to rehabilitate the eastbound bridges in that area. Workers...
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November 28, 2017 - 7:43 am
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - Olathe fire officials say a contractor died when a pipe ruptured at the site of a Garmin expansion plant in Olathe. Olathe Fire Capt. Mike Hall said the person who died was working on a high-pressure valve Monday afternoon when it ruptured. He said the rupture occurred near a...
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Kara Marxer
July 14, 2017 - 7:44 am
Westbound lanes of Shawnee Mission Parkway in Merriam will be closed over the weekend for maintenance. The Kansas Department of Transportation says crews will perform pavement work between Interstate 35 and Mastin. Drivers on southbound I-35 will not be able to exit at Shawnee Mission Pkwy and will...
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Kara Marxer
May 12, 2017 - 7:57 am
Traffic to and from the Kansas Speedway may be affected by construction scheduled for this weekend on Interstate 670. Westbound lanes of the interstate, which runs on the south side of Kansas City's downtown loop, will be closed, starting Friday evening. The closure affects the area between Summit...
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