FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 11, 2006
Portions of State Line Road and Shawnee Mission Parkway closed
Portions of State Line Road and Shawnee Mission Parkway remain closed because extensive repairs to the roadways are required, due to a Monday night accident when a vehicle ran into and broke a fire hydrant. The fire hydrant has been repaired.
Shawnee Mission Parkway westbound is closed from Ward Parkway to State Line Road. The detour is Ward Parkway to 55th Street, to State Line Road, to Shawnee Mission Parkway. Shawnee Mission Parkway eastbound is closed at Rainbow Boulevard. State Line Road is closed from 50th Street to Shawnee Mission Parkway. The detours in Kansas are being handled by the Kansas Department of Transportation and the City of Westwood, Kan.
The repairs are expected to be completed and the roadways open to traffic by the end of the week.
For more information, call Greg Rokos, Public Works Department, (816) 513-8700.