Portion of Pittsburg bypass to be closed Sept 29 to Oct 1 - KOAM TV 7

Portion of Pittsburg bypass to be closed September 29 to October 1



News release issued by Pittsburg Public Works:

The Kansas Department of Transportation has authorized the closing of U.S. 69 Bypass at the Pittsburg Olive Street intersection to allow for repairs to the South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad crossing at that location.

The U.S. 69 Bypass will be CLOSED beginning at 7:00 a.m. on September 29th to October 1st, 2012.

Southbound U.S. 69 traffic will be detoured east on Kansas Highway 126 (4th Street) approximately 2½  miles to Rouse Street, thence south on Rouse Street 2 miles to Centennial Drive, thence west on Centennial Drive approximately 1¼ miles back to U.S. 69 Highway.

Northbound traffic will travel the reverse order of the southbound detour route.  U.S.69 Bypass intersections at Kansas Highway 126 (4th Street) and Quincy Street will be open to eastbound, westbound and northbound traffic.

Also, Olive Street from U.S. 69 Bypass to John F.Kennedy Street will be CLOSED on September 28th, 2012 to prepare for the crossing repairs.

If you have any questions regarding this matter please feel free to contact our office at 231-4170.

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