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July 16, 2020
McPherson – The Kansas Department of Transportation will temporarily close I-135 on Friday, July 17, from mile marker 58-60 for the demolition of the Avenue A bridge. The bridge is located approximately one-half mile south of the U.S. 56 exit. (See attached map.)
Northbound and southbound I-135 will close at 7 p.m. Friday, July 17. Southbound I-135 will reopen at 6 a.m. on Saturday, July 18, and northbound I-135 will reopen by 7 p.m. Saturday, July 18, weather permitting. Traffic will follow the signed detour through McPherson via U.S. 56, Main Street, and K-61.
Dondlinger and Sons Construction Co. Inc. of Wichita is the primary contractor for this $2.3 million project. The contractor has scheduled the bridge replacement to be completed in January 2021, weather permitting.
For up-to-date information on road closures and road conditions, visit www.kandrive.org, or call 511 in Kansas or 866-511-5368 outside Kansas.