Major Road Projects Approved, Funded

Four major road construction projects in North Central Kansas have received approval and funding.

According to Governor Laura Kelly’s Office, the modernization or expansion projects¬† totaling $127 million have been added to the
IKE Development Pipeline. This now clears the way for preliminary engineering work to begin on these four regional projects.

The projects include:

  • I-135/I-70 interchange expansion project, to improve interchange located in Saline County, $70 million
  • U.S. 56 expansion project, add passing lanes from east of McPherson to east of Marion in McPherson County, $20 million
  • K-4 and Bethany Drive modernization project, reconstruct on new alignment at Lindsborg in McPherson County, $8 million
  • K-14 modernization project, reconstruct and add shoulders from K-140 north to I-70 west interchange in Ellsworth County, $29 million

Governor Kelly and Kansas Transportation Secretary Calvin Reed announced the 2024 Development Pipeline projects eThursdayy in the Kansas Statehouse.

A total of 17 projects totaling $932 million from across the state were moved into the pipeline.