Repaving will close Kansas Expressway over I-44 for 2 nights

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Kansas Expressway (Missouri 13) will be closed at the Interstate 44 interchange from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24 - 25. The interchange will be open during daytime hours.

Contractor crews will resurface Kansas from near the Walmart store on the south side of I-44 to Norton Road on the north side of I-44.

The diverging diamond on Kansas will be closed to all traffic. The ramps at the interchange (Exit 77) also will be closed. I-44 drivers will have to use Exit 75 at West Bypass (U.S. 60) or Exit 80 at Glenstone Avenue/Highway H to get around the closing. No official detour will be signed during the closing.

One lane on Kansas could be closed as early as 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the planned road work. If weather postpones the work, the closings will be shifted to the weekend of Oct. 1.