News from the Aviation Department
City of Kansas City, Mo.
CONTACT: Joe McBride, 816-243-3164 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 6, 2010
KCI Airport Terminal B Roadwork to Occur Again This Weekend
Delta and Southwest Customers Urged to Allow Extra Time
Nearing completion is the $2.8 million project on the Terminal B roadway system, medians, bus shelters and garage pedestrian tunnels at Kansas City International Airport. Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines operate from Terminal B. Milling and paving requires the closure of traffic lanes and access to some areas of the terminal curb and commercial medians. To minimize inconvenience to customers, this work was scheduled to be done in large sections during off-peak times.
Weather permitting the work will resume Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and end early Sunday Morning. Since traffic may be congested at times, KCI Airport users are urged to allow extra time and patience when using the airport during this time. Signs, Airport Police and other personnel will be on hand to aid and direct customers.
During construction contractors will close either the three commercial lanes closest to the garage or all three traffic lanes along the terminal curb. When the commercial lanes and median are closed limos and shuttle buses will be added to the regular mix of vehicles at the terminal curb, so there could be heavy congestion at the curb. When the terminal lanes are closed there will be no direct curb access Customers may be picked up and dropped at other areas at the terminal.
Related construction in Terminal A will occur in 2011 and work in Terminal C will be conducted as needed.
The Kansas City Airport System is an Enterprise Fund Department of the City of Kansas City, Mo., and is supported wholly by airport user charges. No general tax fund revenues are used for the administration, promotion, operation, or maintenance of the airports in the system. Visit www.flykci.com for more information. Find us on Twitter and Facebook.
For more information, contact Joe McBride, 816-243-3164 or cell phone 816-719-0588.
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