Beginning Sept. 1, Hemphill Road and Woodend Road in southern Leavenworth County will be closed to through traffic between 222nd Street and U.S. 24-40, according to information from the county government.

Beginning Sept. 1, Hemphill Road and Woodend Road in southern Leavenworth County will be closed to through traffic between 222nd Street and U.S. 24-40, according to information from the county government.

The roads will remain closed through Oct. 2.

The roads are being closed in anticipation of increased traffic from visitors to sunflower fields in southern Leavenworth County.