FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 23, 2003
CONTACT: Mike Rukgaber, Public Works Department, (816) 513-2670
Portion of Prospect Avenue closing
Prospect Avenue over Brush Creek from Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard to Swope Parkway will be closed beginning June 24, at 9 a.m.
This portion of Prospect Avenue will be closed for approximately one year. This closure is required to replace the existing bridge structure and make channel modifications to Brush Creek.
Signed detour routes for through traffic to be in effect are as follows:
Southbound: Southbound traffic is detoured via Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard west to Bruce Watkins Drive (Highway 71); south on Bruce Watkins Drive (Highway 71) to Swope Parkway; east on Swope Parkway to Prospect Avenue.
Northbound: Northbound traffic is detoured via Swope Parkway west to Bruce Watkins Drive (Highway 71); north on Bruce Watkins Drive (Highway 71) to Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard; east on Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard to Prospect Avenue.