Starting Aug. 3, Johnson Drive will be closed to through traffic at the BNSF railroad tracks for one week.
During this closure, BNSF Railway will level its tracks. The City of Merriam will replace crossing approaches to the train tracks and traffic signal wiring at the I-35 southbound ramps.
Eastbound and westbound Johnson Drive traffic should detour to Shawnee Mission Parkway. Johnson Drive will open to through traffic on Aug. 10, weather permitting.