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Missouri to hold hearings on improving I-70 through Kansas City


Friday, April 2, 2010
Interstate 70 is a highly-traveled route for tractor-trailer trucks.
Interstate 70 is a highly-traveled route for tractor-trailer trucks.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  — The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold two public hearings this month on how to improve Interstate 70 through Kansas City.

The department is studying an 18-mile stretch of I-70 in Jackson County from the Kansas border to the Interstate 470 interchange.

Transportation officials are looking for ways to reduce bottlenecks, improve safety and accommodate alternative transportation.

Interstate 70 is a highly-traveled route for tractor-trailer trucks.

The hearings are scheduled April 12 at Noland Road Baptist Church in Independence and April 13 at Gregg/Klice Community Center in Kansas City. Both sessions will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

People can also attend the meetings online at www.modot.org/kansascity.

The Trucker staff can be reached to comment on this article at editor@thetrucker.com.

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