Construction project will close southbound I-135 Thursday morning

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

If you regularly drive on Interstate 135 in Wichita you may want to find a different route Thursday.  

The right lane of southbound I-135 will be closed from 21st to 13th beginning at 8:30.  The on ramps from 29th and 21st, plus the 13th Street off ramp will also be closed.

A crane will then be positioned to remove an overhead structure.   All lanes of southbound I-135 between 21st and 13th will be closed to all traffic.  All southbound traffic will exit at 21st Street with a detour to Hillside. 

The closure is expected to last less than two hours.  

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