FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 17, 2006
Eastbound Truman Road closed from Oak to McGee
The eastbound lane of Truman Road from Oak Street to McGee Street, and Oak Street south of Truman Road to 16th Street are closed due to a break in a 12-inch water main.
Crews on the scene are performing the needed repairs. The road closures may affect traffic through Wednesday, Aug. 23.
Motorists should take McGee Street to 18th Street, go east to Holmes Street and north on Holmes Street back to eastbound Truman Road.
The affected section of Truman Road was already part of the detour route around current construction projects in downtown Kansas City.
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Water Services Department maintains and operates drinking water treatment and distribution systems, stormwater management and control systems and wastewater collection and treatment systems for residential and business customers in the Kansas City region. Operation is funded entirely by fees charged to customers based on their use of products and services, not by taxes.