The second phase of a pavement repair project on I-70 began Saturday. The work began on both eastbound and westbound I-70 from west of the Adams street Branner trafficway interchange to east of the Carnahan street interchange on the east side of Topeka in Shawnee county.
Crews will replace damaged sections of concrete pavement on the roadway surface seven days a week until it's complete.
Daily closures will take place Tuesday through Friday from 6:00pm the first day to 4:00pm the following day. Weekend closures will begin at 6:00pm on Friday and run continuosly until Monday at 4:00pm. All westbound I-70 lanes will be opened to traffic Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 8:30 am during peak travel times. All eastbound I-70 lanes will be opened to traffic Monday through Friday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm during peak travel times.