Traffic Route Updates

From construction to events, street closings are a visible reminder of a city on the move.


View full Department of Public Works & Utilities - Construction and Maintenance Projects report

Report malfunctioning streetlights at; please include an address and pole number, if possible.

As with any construction project, closures & detours may vary both in duration and location. Timeframes are tentative and subject to change. Please plan accordingly.

Major Traffic Impacts

William, Main to Emporia: William St. from Main to Emporia will be resurfaced and changed from a one way to a two way street. Signals will be installed for new eastbound traffic. Traffic impact: Traffic will be maintained wetbound during construction. Businesses on William St. will have modified access. Flaggers may be used to direct traffic when necessary.

Bridge over Ark River on U.S. 54/400 (West of Downtown): Repairs to the post tensioning system inside the bridge. Work began Oct 14 with removal of birds, cleaning and replacement of bird barriers. Traffic impact: Some short term lane and ramp closuresas needed (most likely in the spring).

Street Maintenance Projects (partial closures or temporary repairs)

2nd St., 800 E.

Douglas, 200 W.

Douglas, 401 E.

Broadway, 100 N.


Race For Hope

Friday April 25: Full road closures

2nd from Mead to Waco

St. Francis from 3rd to 1st

Emporia from 1st to 2nd

Market from 1st to 2nd

Water from 1st to 2nd

Intersections controlled by police:

Waco and 2nd

Main and 2nd

Broadway and 2nd

Topeka and 2nd


Over The Edge

Friday May 9: Noon-4pm Eastbound curbside lane closed on Douglas from Broadway 1/2 block east.

Saturday May 10: 8am-6pm Eastbound curbside lane closed on Douglas from Broadway 1/2 block east.


Get Your Rear In Gear

Sunday May 25: 7-9pm Full Road Closures

1st Street from Rock Island to the River

Douglas From McLean to Waco


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