Traffic Route Updates

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


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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. 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.

Kellogg/U.S. 54, Ridge Rd. to Washington St. Pavement patching then permanent markings (striping, lane skips, turns arrows, etc.). Single lane closures after 7pm, second lane closure and ramp closures after 9pm. All lanes and ramps open by 6am.

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. Work has resumed inside the bridge.

Pavement Cut Repairs (temporary/partial closures mainly due to utility repairs)

Central & Main

Century II Dr., 130 S.

Market, 121 S.

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