Monday, October 24, 2011

Road Construction

It is jokingly said that there are two seasons in Kansas... Winter and Road Construction. As highway and local street improvement projects continue across the Sunflower State we thought some links to information on road transportation might be helpful.

Traffic and Travel Information
(Closed roads, driving conditions, weather, Metro areas, regional and national conditions. Provided by the Kansas Department of Transportation)

(Links to road conditions and work zones around the state)

(An interactive map showing traffic alerts on highways around the state as well as live camera views at selected sites. Provided by the Kansas Department of Transportation)

RWIS (Road and Runway Weather Information System) Map and Weather Data
(Clickable map showing temperatures, humidity and wind speeds at selected locations in Kansas. Provided by the Kansas Department of Transportation)

(T-WORKS is a 10-year, $8 billion transportation program designed to create jobs, preserve highway infrastructure, and provide multimodal economic development opportunities across the state)

Mileage Between Kansas Cities
(Put in two towns for travel distances. Provided by the Kansas Department of Transportation)

Kansas Highway Rest Areas
(Use the interactive map to find places to pull over at along your trip)

Trucking KS
(Assists for truckers and other commercial drivers in Kansas)

Kansas City Metro Area Live Traffic
(Roadwork in and around the KC Metro Area)

Kansas City Metro Area
Lane Closure Info

City of Lawrence Construction Updates

City of Topeka Street Closings

Wichita Public Works & Utilities
(Click on Major Construction Projects for Streets & Buildings for a weekly report on road closings and construction in Wichita)

Sedgwick County Current and Future Road Closings

Other Kansas Towns
(Blue Skyways. A service of the State Library of Kansas)

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