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 (Nov. 27 - Dec. 6, 2013):
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Major Traffic Impacts
William, Main to Emporia: William St. from Main to Emporia is slated to begin in October. William Street will be resurfaced and changed from a one way to a two way street adding additional signals for 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. Estimated completion is May 2014.
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 closures will be needed in December.
Street Maintenance Projects (partial closures or temporary repairs)
1st & Broadway
➢ STREET CLOSURES
The City of Wichita is hosting the annual “A Night with Santa” holiday event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, 225 W. Douglas. Street closures for this event will be as follows:
Douglas Avenue, Main Street to McLean Boulevard
Frosty 5K & Family 1 Mile on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at Downtown YMCA (402 N. Market)
Frosty 5K will start at the YMCA. Go West on 3rd Street to Waco. Take Waco to 1st Street. Cross the bridge, loop around Exploration Place and race down to the river. Run South along the river to Lewis Street Bridge. Cross the bridge and follow the coned path to return North along the river to 1st Street. Run back along the same route on 1st and Waco to end up at the YMCA. Family 1 Mile will start at the YMCA. Runners will go west on 3rd Street, to Waco and then turn around and return to the YMCA. Download the registration form to view the map.