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WILSON RESERVOIR, POST ROCK SCENIC BYWAY ACCESSIBLE DURING INTERCHANGE WORK

March 29, 2012
Parks users will have a short detour to access Wilson State Park
WILSON — A short detour will be required to visit the Wilson Reservoir area and the Post Rock Scenic Byway this travel season. Beginning in early April and ending in the fall, the I-70/K-232 interchange (Exit 206, Wilson/Lucas) will undergo reconstruction, but K-232 will still be accessible. K-232 leads to Wilson Reservoir, Wilson State Park and Wildlife Area, the Post Rock Scenic Byway, and the cities of Lucas and Wilson.

Between early April and early June, westbound I-70 travelers heading to K-232 will be detoured about seven miles farther west to Exit 199 (Dorrance), where they can exit, cross I-70, and enter eastbound I-70 to the K-232 exit. During this time, eastbound I-70 travelers can exit at K-232 without a detour.

Between early June and sometime this fall, eastbound I-70 travelers heading to use K-232 will be detoured about 10 miles farther east to Exit 216 (Vesper), where they can exit, cross I-70, and enter westbound I-70 to the K-232 exit. During this time, westbound I-70 travelers can exit at K-232 without a detour.

Throughout the project, K-232 travelers intending to go either direction on I-70 will be detoured in the opposite direction on I-70 to Exit 199 or Exit 216, where they can cross I-70 and re-enter I-70 in their intended direction.

Dial 511 (landline and wireless) for up-to-date road conditions, construction detours, and travel weather information for the Kansas Turnpike and any Interstate, U.S., or state highway in Kansas and Nebraska. If dialing 511 doesn't work from your phone, phone 1-866-511-KDOT (5368). Visit KanDrive.org for online travel information, including an interactive map and highway camera views.
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