FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 13, 2010
CONTACT: Colleen Doctorian, 816-513-0232, firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Information Officer, Water Services Department, City of Kansas City, Missouri
Lane closures on North Oak Trafficway to begin week of July 12
for construction of Arrowhead Transmission Main Project – Phase 2
Installation of a new 54-inch water transmission main along North Oak Trafficway will require lane closures beginning the week of July 12th.
The project is currently in Phase 2 and includes installation of 2 miles of 54-inch water transmission main along North Oak Trafficway from Kansas City’s water plant at 9 Highway and North Oak to Vivion Road
Work hours will be between 7 am and 7 pm
Traffic control signs to be installed in advance of construction
Work zone speed limit will be 30 mph
This schedule is subject to change. Traffic delays are expected. Motorists are encouraged to use an alternate route
For more information on the project and lane closures, visit our web site at www.kcmo.org/water.
This work is part of the Arrowhead Transmission Main project that will:
increase system capacity
improve overall system reliability
provide redundancy to existing 36-inch MCI transmission main
accommodate Northland community growth
The Kansas City, Missouri Water Services Department maintains and operates drinking water treatment and distribution systems, stormwater management and control systems and wastewater collection and treatment systems for residential and business customers in the Kansas City region. Operation is funded entirely by fees charged to customers based on their use of products and services, not by taxes.
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