Early morning construction to impact southbound I-135

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) A traffic alert for Wichita drivers Thursday morning.

Starting at 8:30 am, an overhead sign structure will be removed from southbound I-135 between 21st and 13th.

The right lane of SB I-135, 21st to 13th, will be closed. The on ramps from 29th and 21st, plus the 13th street off ramp will also be closed.

Once these closures are made, a crane will be positioned to remove the overhead structure. All lanes of SB I-135 between 21st and 13th will be closed to all traffic. All SB I-135 traffic will exit at 21st St. and a marked detour will be in place using 21st to Hillside Ave. to 13th to I-135.

KDOT says the closure should last less than two hours.