The Riverfront Heritage Trail’s bridge over I-670 is closing on Friday for construction and will remain closed until the end of September. A short on-street detour is available via the Summit Street overpass.
This old bridge linking the Westside with Quality Hill and the Downtown Loop is being renovated and getting a new public art installation as part of the ongoing development of the Riverfront Heritage trail.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 27, 2011
Construction closes bicycle pedestrian bridge over I-670
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is advising bicyclists and pedestrians that the Belleview Bridge over Interstate 670 connecting Mulkey Square Park to Andrew Drips Park will be closed starting Friday, July 29 while improvements are completed. The work includes installation of pedestrian lighting and safety enhancements to the bridge’s railing. Completion is expected by late September.
Bicyclists and pedestrians will need to use alternate routes during construction. Detours will be posted prior to construction.