Sophie Reade starts our look at the local midday, with mostly traffic reporting that still might be important for our readers who are out and about . . . Take a peek:
Kansas City Broken Road
Interstate 435 is closed in both directions from 87th Street to 350 Highway. Crews are demolishing the 83rd Street bridge over I-435, prompting the need to close the highway. The highway is expected to reopen very early Monday morning. For free First Alert traffic updates on the go, download the KMBC 9 News app.
Crash Aftermath Last Night
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Six people were injured in a single-vehicle crash on I-35 and 18th Street late Friday night. Police were called to northbound I-35 and 18th Street Expressway about 11:11 p.m. Officer say the vehicle was northbound on I-35 when it attempted to exit onto 18th Street.
Local Transit Push Back
Dozens of U.S. cities are willing to buy $10 billion of electric cars and trucks to show skeptical automakers there’s demand for low-emission vehicles, just as President Donald Trump seeks to review pollution standards the industry opposes.
Crackdown On Kansas City Working Class
Kansas City Police caught 14 drivers on suspicion of driving under the influence and 13 others with attempting to avoid a sobriety checkpoint set up on Friday at 77th Street and Wornall Road in Waldo. The sobriety checkpoint at 7712 Wornall Road checked 321 cars, according to KCPD.
Wonderful Views Of The Highway
February 2017 drone practice flight with a site view of KC Crossroads District hotel property construction at 20th and Main, Kansas City, Missouri.