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 (December 2-9):

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

Commerce Railyard Parking Lot & 2-Way conversion of St. Francis - The project will add a parking and a stage area between the railroad and the businesses on Commerce south of Waterman. St. Francis will be converted from one way southbound to allow two-way traffic between Waterman and Lincoln.

Traffic Impact: St. Francis is now open to two way traffic. Minimal traffic impact on the parking lot area adjacent to the railroad tracks.

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: Mosley is closed to through traffic between 2nd & 3rd St. 3rd St. is reduced to one lane westbound at Mosley.

Curb Repairs

None at this time

Permanent Concret Repairs

427 S. Washington

Pavement Cut Repairs

None at this time

Other Projects

Central Library Relocation - Project bid and awarded to Dondlinger Construction. Approximately 1/2 of SOG completed, with under slab rough in continuing. Structural steel progressing and site work/utilities continue. Pre-cast concrete panels selected/approved and erection to begin approximately mid-November.

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