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Started by NE2, May 29, 2011, 03:36:38 PM

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Sani

Quote from: mvak36 on November 01, 2023, 02:09:01 PM
Quote from: J N Winkler on November 01, 2023, 01:20:29 PM
Quote from: roadman65 on November 01, 2023, 01:01:36 PMhttps://www.flickr.com/photos/54480415@N08/53299510473

This lane drop before an exit with two lanes defaulting to an exit in the same interchange is inconsistent.

Notice that the two far right lanes default into the exit, but the 3rd lane ends right before the 2nd ramp of the same interchange.

Why not have the ending lane continue onto I-435 West like the other two lanes do for I-435 East?

This is at the Johnson County Gateway.  It's been a long time since I looked at the planning documentation in any detail, but I suspect the lane that ends just past the gore point is intended to be prolonged in a future phase.

I think that picture is on US 69 NB in Overland Park just north of the College Blvd interchange. I believe they will be fixing that as part of the 69Express project.

https://69express.ksdot.gov/renderings/
https://69express.ksdot.gov/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/2023-03-14_US69-DB-Project-Exhibit-Public-Meeting-1.pdf
They'll kinda fix it, but the original plans for 69Express called for a flyover ramp from NB 69 to WB 435. See the Preferred Alternative Conceptual Alignment from early 2022.


splashflash

$126 million project announced to widen US-75 highway to four lanes north of Holton

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/126-million-project-announced-to-widen-us-75-highway-to-four-lanes-north-of-holton/ar-BB1jySHG

The $126 million project will widen US-75 to a four-lane expressway from Holton north to its intersection with K-20 highway, which connects with US-75 after running east from Horton past the Kickapoo Golden Eagle Casino

roadman65

Every day is a winding road, you just got to get used to it.

Sheryl Crowe

roadman65

Has KDOT completed the new US 166/400 freeway in Cherokee County from K-26 to the split of US 166 and US 400 east of Baxter Springs?
Every day is a winding road, you just got to get used to it.

Sheryl Crowe

roadman65

#54

I-70 WB in Kansas City. I take the name of both former US Presidents has to do with I-70 serving both hometowns of these men?
Every day is a winding road, you just got to get used to it.

Sheryl Crowe

jnewkirk77

Quote from: roadman65 on April 06, 2024, 06:12:39 PM
I-70 WB in Kansas City. I take the name of both former US Presidents has to do with I-70 serving both hometowns of these men?

Yes.

roadman65

https://maps.app.goo.gl/99vBoXuJr1KuDiyZ8
Why did KDOT replace the interchange here as seen in 2018 with a DDI?

The original set up looked real good as it had no stoplights, no ramp weaves, and Turner Diagonal was completely free flowing.
Every day is a winding road, you just got to get used to it.

Sheryl Crowe

The Ghostbuster

Maybe the former configuration was considered outdated, and they reconstructed the interchange to "modernize" it. I think it would only be considered a mistake if the new configuration greatly increased congestion in the vicinity of the interchange.

Alex

Quote from: roadman65 on April 15, 2024, 10:18:52 AMhttps://maps.app.goo.gl/99vBoXuJr1KuDiyZ8
Why did KDOT replace the interchange here as seen in 2018 with a DDI?

The original set up looked real good as it had no stoplights, no ramp weaves, and Turner Diagonal was completely free flowing.

The project was part of a process to open 300 acres for private development.

The parclo A2 interchange at Riverview Avenue was also replaced with an at-grade intersection to accommodate the construction of an Amazon fullfillment center.

roadman65

Freeway being downgraded here like many other places. Figures.

Development or social class issues seem to be killing freeways. Then again the Turner Diagonal no longer is US 40 so, many city officials see it as a wasted freeway anyway.  FL 681 fell prey to this near Venice, FL. A freeway turned arterial to accommodate developments along its path.

Makes sense.
Every day is a winding road, you just got to get used to it.

Sheryl Crowe

Scott5114

Yeah, Wyandotte County fucked up the Turner Diagonal real good. If it wasn't enough to ruin a freeway, they also put hideous signs on it.
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