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KC Water Alerts Drivers of Road Closure Due to Water Main Repair

Posted on December 15, 2016

(Kansas City, Mo.) – Work to repair a leaking 16” water main will require the closure of the 87th Street traffic circle on the west side of I-435.

No customers are without water service, but traffic will be restricted during repairs.

  • Traffic on Hillcrest Road west of I-435 will not have access to the interstate
  • Eastbound 87th Street will not have access to I-435 or Hillcrest Road
  • Westbound 87th Street will not have access to southbound I-435
  • Southbound I-435 will not have access to eastbound 87th street

The closure is scheduled to begin 7:30 a.m. Monday, December 19th. Weather permitting, the intersection will reopen at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 21st.  During that time drivers are asked to avoid the area. Detour signs will be posted.

For more information, please contact Brooke Givens, Media Relations Coordinator, at or 816.513.0284.


KC Water maintains and operates water treatment and distribution systems, stormwater management systems, and wastewater collection and treatment systems for residential and business customers in Kansas City and for wholesale customers in the Kansas City area. KC Water is primarily funded by fees charged to customers based on their use or impacts on the three utility systems.

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