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 (July 13-20):

View full Department of Public Works & Utilities - Construction and Maintenance Projects report

Report malfunctioning streetlights at; 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

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: Intermittent lane closures may occur during construction.

Douglas Ave. BNSF RR Underpass - This project will provide aesthetic improvements under the BNSF bridge, including decorative pedestrian handrails, painting, and new lighting.

Traffic Impact: Intermittent lane closures may occur during construction.

Curb Repairs

None at this time

Pavement Cut Repairs

None at this time


None at this time

Other Projects

Central Library Relocation - Construction is complete and thecloseout process is underway. Building opened for business June 16, 2018.

WAM Lightening Protection - Project design is complete and contract has been awarded to Southern Electric. Project is in the submittal phase, and work will begin mid-July and be completed early August.