FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 23, 2008
Temporary closure of Kenneth Road Bridge
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Public Works Department closed the Kenneth Road Bridge, located west of Holmes Road, this morning due to damage from overweight loads transported on the bridge.
The bridge will be inspected to determine the extent of the damage. Results of the inspection will help determine when the bridge will reopen.
Total replacement of the Kenneth Road Bridge, through a cooperative agreement with the City, Jackson County, Mo., and Overland Park, Kan., is scheduled for summer 2009.
Media inquiries and other requests for more information about this closure should be directed to Dennis Gagnon, public information officer for the Public Works Department, (816) 513-2659.