Traffic Route Updates

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

➢ CITY OF WICHITA PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS (August 19 - August 26):

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

Report malfunctioning streetlights at traffic@wichita.gov; 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

River Vista Development - Project includes construction of apartments and commercial retail on the west bank of the Arkansas River between Douglas and 1st Street.

Traffic Impact: The path along the west bank of the Arkansas River is closed between 1st Street and Douglas. The sidewalk on the south side of First Street is closed between McLean and Waco. Pedestrians will be detoured south to Douglas.

Mosley & Rock Island Paving - This project will upgrade the area to current Old Town standards which will include brick streets and sidewalks, streetlights, trash receptacles, and landscaping planters. The project will also construct storm water improvements and include water main replacement.

Traffic Impact: Rock Island is closed to through traffic between 2nd & 3rd Street.

Pedestrian Crosswalk Improvements, 1st St. N. and Wichita St. - The project will relocate a pedestrian crosswalk north of the existing crosswalk. New signs and pavement markings will also be added.

Traffic Impact: Wichita St. traffic will be detoured to Waco during construction.

Curb Repairs

None at this time

Misc.

None at this time

Pavement Cut Repairs

None at this time

Other Projects

Parking at Market & William Garage - Structural, electrical, and elevator projects complete. Skybridges and lease spaces currently under renovation/construction. Vogts Construction, general contractor, project to be completed early October, 2016.

Central Library Relocation - Project bid and awarded to Dondlinger Construction. Earthwork is complete, as well as piling. Concrete pile caps and footings will continue for the next several weeks.

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