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The Eisenhower Legacy Transportation Program (IKE), a 10-year program developed in consultation with Kansans and approved by the 2020 Legislature, preserves our existing system and gives us flexibility to address current and future opportunities and challenges. See the potential projects for south central Kansas.

See the fact sheet for the North Junction reconstruction projects.

The Wichita region Transportation Systems Management & Operations (TSMO) plan outlines how to increase transportation agency collaboration using the TSMO toolbox.

The Beeline and the Amtrak bus connection to Oklahoma City and Newton are now operating out of the Wichita Transit Center at 214 S. Topeka. Routes include Wichita to Salina, Wichita to Joplin, Missouri, and Oklahoma City to Newton (with some stops en route).

The WICHway website offers great camera views, traffic speeds and information from message boards PLUS it is smart phone-ready! See the website at www.WICHway.org.

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KDOT activities in the Wichita Metro.

The City of Wichita's weekly traffic report and maintenance project updates are listed in the Construction & Maintenance Projects document. 

Sedgwick County road projects are listed on the Public Works page.

KanDrive, www.kandrive.gov, is a valuable web portal that provides info on weather, highway conditions and construction plus camera views from around the state.

If you use the Kansas Turnpike a lot, you might want to subscribe to their text messaging service. Info on weather, road conditions and crash-related traffic problems are sent to your phone. Sign up >>

K-TAG is the Kansas Turnpike Authority's electronic tolling program. You can save 15 percent and breeze through the toll plaza without stopping. K-TAGS are now free. Read about the two K-TAG options.

Current Projects

Click on the tab for details on current projects.

Gold Project Phase 2B

No. Jct. Phase 2B

Continuing improvements at North Junction & I-135/K-96 interchange
Start date: Feb. 6, 2023
Completion: 2026
Contract amount: $140,775,519.17
Prime contractor: Bergkamp King, A Joint Venture, LLC, Wichita
Scope of work: Direct eastbound K-96 connection from I-235 to east leg of K-96 plus other I-135/K-96 interchange improvements
Special notes: Numerous ramp closures and a width restriction on SB I-135 Exit to EB K-96. Details at www.135gold.com 

I-135 Ramp Repair

I-135 northbound right lane and entrance ramp to close Monday
Start date: March 18, 2024
Completion: Late September of 2024
Prime contractor: Reece Construction, Wichita KS 
Scope of work: NB I-135 entrance from E 85th St N. will have the ramp closed, and NB I-135 between 77th Street and 101st Street will have the lane closure due to bridge construction work.

I-135 to U.S. 54 Closure

I-135 northbound to westbound U.S. 54 will have the ramp closed.
Start date: June 5,2024
Completion: Early August 2024
Contract amount: $1,348,537.60
Prime contractor: Wildcat Construction
Scope of work: The project will involve milling, patching and a concrete overlay being placed on each side
Special notes: Work on this bridge is one of a four bridge rehabilitation projects scheduled this year at the I-135/U.S. 54 interchange. The bridge work will take place consecutively. This second project is set to conclude in early August.

Section of E 37th Street N closed

Section of E 37th Street N closed for rehabilitation  
Start date: April 23, 2024
Completion: Early June 2024 
Prime contractor: Bob Bergkamp Construction, Wichita KS
Scope of work: Concrete patching on mainline and ramps.
Special notes: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

NB I-135 single lane closure