Weekend road repairs continue in Wichita

August 07, 2020 - 5:56 pm

Bridge repairs on eastbound Kellogg at the exit to southbound I-235 has been completed and is now open.

This bridge repair included deck patching, expansion joint replacement and the repair of the abutment on the east end of the bridge. It required a seven-week closure of the ramp (that began on July 21).

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Repairs will take place on south and northbound I-235 from N. Broadway through the North Jct. to Hydraulic on K-254.

Mill and asphalt overlay is scheduled to begin the weekend of August 7. Expect lane closures at 7:00 p.m. Friday and work in various areas of the construction zone through the weekend. Adjacent ramps will be closed (all should be open late Sunday). 

Planned for this weekend: All northbound I-235 traffic will exit to SB I-135 Friday evening through Saturday.  

Bridge repairs on northbound I-135, U.S. 54 to 17th St.

On Friday, beginning at 7:00 p.m., the left & center lanes will be closed until late Sunday night. Then the right lane (U.S. 54 to Central) and adjacent ramps will close Sunday night until late Tuesday for work on expansion joints and bridge deck repairs. Adjacent ramps that will be closed this weekend are the Central On Ramp and the 8th/9th Exit Ramp. 

Expansion joint replacement between US 54 and Central necessitate the closure of Ramps from east and westbound US 54 to northbound I-135. Closures begin each Friday at 7:00 p.m. and continue until as late as 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday -- each weekend through Sept. 16 (began July 17). 

Green Project: I-235 from N. Meridian to N. Broadway

For the third time, this is rescheduled. Now planned for Thursday, August 13, the northbound I-235 Exit to Broadway will be closed, 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m, for the installation of a WICHway camera pole. 

A weekend closure on northbound I-235 is scheduled from 9:00 p.m. Friday, August 7 through 6:00 a.m. Sunday the 9th, for a bridge deck pour. The detour will be southbound I-235 to US 54 to southbound I-135 to Lincoln St. to northbound I-135. 

A weekend closure on Arkansas Ave. under I-235 is scheduled from 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 7 through 6:00 a.m. Sunday the 9th, for a bridge deck pour on I-235. Traffic will be detoured to Broadway. 

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