News

Access to East Kellogg toll plaza to change this week

June 12, 2017

Access to the Kansas Turnpike’s East Kellogg toll plaza is scheduled to change on June 15, weather permitting, due to the opening of the south frontage road, west of Webb Road, and the impending removal of the original ramp to the toll plaza from eastbound Kellogg. 

Water Service Interruption near Kellogg & Webb

February 14, 2017

A 20-inch water line providing service to customers along Webb Road, from Orme to Lincoln, has been damaged due to construction work in the area. The interruption has affected four area businesses and a 124-unit apartment complex. Repairs are estimated to take 10-12 hours.

No additional traffic impacts in the area are expected.

Major Traffic Changes Coming Soon Near K-96/East Kellogg

February 07, 2017

East Wichita drivers will face three major traffic changes beginning February 20 as construction on East Kellogg progresses.

  • The ramp from eastbound K-96 to westbound Kellogg will close for the duration of the project.
  • Kellogg traffic between Zelta and K-96 will be reduced to one lane each direction through late March and then switch to one westbound and two eastbound lanes through fall 2018. Lanes are restricted to 11 feet width.
  • 127th Street connection to East Kellogg will permanently close.

KTA Bridge demolition completed 36 hours ahead of schedule

December 05, 2016

The Kansas Turnpike Authority (KTA) bridge was demolished December 2 and 3 to allow for continued construction. The demolition took 17.5 hours and completed 36 hours ahead of schedule. Pearson Construction served as the contractor for the demolition. Wildcat Construction is the general contractor for the City-administered East Kellogg/Webb Road project.

View a time-lapsed video of the demolition here.

East Kellogg construction reaches Demolition of KTA Bridge

November 18, 2016

In what can be described as a milestone in the transportation construction project on East Kellogg, the Kansas Turnpike Authority (KTA) bridge over Kellogg near Webb Road will be removed over a weekend, from 10 p.m. on Friday December 2, through 5 a.m. on December 5.

Second East Kellogg construction project to begin

September 21, 2016

Construction on the second project of the East Kellogg improvement efforts is set to begin the week of September 19, 2016, with road ways to be completed in late 2021 and landscaping and cleanup finished summer 2022, weather permitting.

Greenwich Project Public Information Meeting Letter

September 20, 2016

Wildcat Construction will continue construction along East Kellogg, in the second project of improvements along this corridor reaching from Greenwich to K-96. The Kansas Turnpike will serve as the project manager through a partnership with the City of Wichita and the Kansas Department of Transportation.

Contract for Greenwich to K-96 Project Awarded

August 30, 2016

The contract for the Kansas Turnpike-managed East Kellogg (Greenwich to K-96) has been awarded to Wildcat Construction. Learn more here.

Greenwich to K-96 Project Open for Bid

July 21, 2016

Design plans are finalized for Greenwich to K-96 project and the contract (KTA contract #5872) is open for bids until 2 pm August 5, 2016. Learn more here.

Kellogg-Webb Traffic Update

March 14, 2016

Left-turn restrictions will soon be implemented at the busy Kellogg and Webb Road interchange to protect construction workers and motorists as the freeway project moves forward, City of Wichita officials said on Monday.

East Kellogg improvements officially begins

August 20, 2015

The City of Wichita, Kansas Turnpike Authority (KTA), and Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), broke ground on the $300 million east Kellogg improvements project on August 20. The entire project from Webb Rd to K-96 is estimated to be complete in late 2019, weather permitting. View photos of the groundbreaking event below.

East Kellogg Groundbreaking on Thursday

August 18, 2015

The City of Wichita, Kansas Turnpike Authority (KTA), and Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), will conduct a groundbreaking event to launch the start of the $300 million east Kellogg improvements project at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Public Information Meeting Letter

August 05, 2015

The City of Wichita provides additional information about the Kellogg and Webb Rd portion of the project, as well as details on an August 11 public information meeting.

Kellogg & Webb Update

June 18, 2015

City of Wichita officials said today that the Kellogg & Webb interchange improvement project has been successfully bid for construction.

Wildcat Construction, teamed with Dondlinger Construction, both of Wichita, was the low bidder at $79.1 million. The contract comes after nearly a year of intensive redesign efforts involving a partnership between the City, the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), and the Kansas Turnpike Authority (KTA).

City News Press Release

October 15, 2014

Governor Announces Kellogg Improvements

Highway expansion that will reduce congestion, increase capacity and improve traffic flow on the city's east side was announced on Thursday by Gov. Sam Brownback.

The work, which is being planned and funded by the Kansas Department of Transportation, the City of Wichita and the Kansas Turnpike Authority, will include new U.S. 54 interchanges at Webb Road and Greenwich Road and new KTA ramps at U.S. 54.

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