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 (September 19-26):

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

Douglas Bus Facilites Improvements Douglas, between Market and Rock Island, will have improved bus stop locations. The project will provide new bike racks, trash receptacles and a signalized crosswalk at Rock Island.

Traffic impact: The outside lanes of Douglas may be closed at different locations along the project. Mead and Rock Island will be closed at Douglas at different times during construction. Both Market and Topeka will be restricted to two lanes of traffic. Emporia will be restricted to one lane northbound.

City Contact: James Wagner (268-4047 /  jwagner@wichita.gov) 

Estimated completion: Fall 2014

Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT)

Kellogg/U.S. 54 from Ridge Rd. to Washington St.
Pavement patching then permanent markings (striping, lane skips, turn arrows, etc.). Start date is Monday, July 21.

Traffic impact: Single lane closures after 7pm, second lane closure and ramp closures after 9pm. All lanes and ramps open by 6am

Estimated completion: Fall 2014

Pavement Cut Repairs
1st St., 200 E.

Road Closures

2014 Susan G. Komen Wichita Race for the Cure 5K
September 26, 2014 12:00 pm through September 27, 2014 – 5:00 pm
• Wichita Street, Dewey Street to Lewis/Waterman Streets
• Water Street, Dewey Street to Waterman Street
• Waterman/Lewis, Wichita Street to Water Street

September 27, 2014 6:00 am – 12:00 pm
• WaterWalk Place Drive, Water Street to Wichita Street
• Lewis/Waterman Street, Wichita Street to McLean Boulevard
• McLean Boulevard, Maple/Lewis Street to Seneca Street
• Seneca Street, Central Avenue to Greenway Boulevard
• Greenway Boulevard, Central Avenue to Waco Avenue
• Waco Avenue, Second Street to First Street

2014 Susan G. Komen Wichita Race for the Cure 10K
September 26, 2014 12:00 pm through September 27, 2014 – 5:00 pm
• Wichita Street, Dewey Street to Lewis/Waterman Streets
• Water Street, Dewey Street to Waterman Street
• Waterman/Lewis, Wichita Street to Water Street

September 27, 2014 6:00 am – 12:00 pm
• Dewey Street, Water Street to Wichita Street
• WaterWalk Place Drive, Water Street to Wichita Street
• Lewis/Waterman Street, Wichita Street to McLean Boulevard
• McLean Boulevard, Maple/Lewis Street to 13th Street North
• First Street, McLean Boulevard to Waco Avenue
• Waco Avenue, First Street to Second Street
• Central Avenue, Seneca Street to Waco Avenue
• Douglas Avenue, Waco Avenue to McLean Boulevard

Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes
October 4, 2014 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
• Market Street, Second Street to Third Street
• Second Street, Market Street to Waco Avenue
• Waco Avenue, First Street to Second Street
• Central Avenue, Greenway Boulevard, entrance of Bike Path to Waco Avenue

2014 Wichita Wagonmasters Chili Cookoff
September 27, 2014 6:00 am – 5:00 pm
• Douglas Avenue, Emporia Avenue to Mead Street
• Emporia Avenue, First Street to East William Street
• St. Francis Street, East William Street to Frist Street 

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