Woodlawn Expansion Project

Contact Information:

Email: PublicInvolvement@GarverUSA.com

Phone: 316-221-3018

Upcoming Woodlawn Schedule and Phases

Currently in Phase 2C construction (began July 20th):

  • Phase 2C consists of work on south half of 45th Street and on SE corner of 45th intersection.
  • All traffic control will remain the same on Woodlawn.
  • TRAFFIC CHANGE *45th Street will be closed to eastbound traffic from St. James to east of Hillcrest.*

Graphic of Construction Zone

Map showing traffic control for phase 2C of Woodlawn Expansion project. Westbound traffic on 45th St

Map showing traffic control for phase 2C of Woodlawn Expansion project. Westbound traffic on 45th St

Currently in Phase 2 (began February 21st):

  • Traffic will be north & south bound traffic between 37th to 39th.
  • Traffic will only allow north bound traffic from 39th to 45th street.
  • Expected to last approximately 10 months (could shorten or lengthen pending any unforeseen items or inclement weather)
  • Contractor is to maintain access to drives for businesses/subdivisions either by working on half of the drive at a time or providing a secondary entrance through this phase.

Basic diagram of Woodlawn from 37th to 45th street showing traffic impact of Phase 2 construction

Completed Phase 1

  • Expected to last until late January or early February.
  • Focused on drainage structure of Quail Ridge and road widenings along west edge of Woodlawn
  • All drives and side roads remain open with traffic going in both directions.

Project Timeline:

  • November 2016 - Grant awarded by the Wichita Area Metropolitan Organization (WAMPO) to reconstruct Woodlawn. View those details here.
  • May 2018 - Review committee formed to select an engineering firm for the project.
  • October 2018 - Preliminary data complete and MKEC begins forming design concepts.
  • February 5, 2019 - MKEC presented design concepts to City Council at the Council meeting.
  • February 26, 2019 - Public Forum to present design concepts and hear public input.
  • March 6, 2019 - Survey mailed to registered voters or available online to gather input from the public.
  • March 29, 2019 - Deadline for surveys to be completed and returned.
  • April 9, 2019 - City Council discusses all input gathered at the Council workshop.
  • April 16, 2019 - City Council approves design for Woodlawn at the Council meeting.
  • April 20, 2021 - Kansas Department of Transportation reviews plans.
  • July 2021 - Relocation of water mains between Perryton St to Danbury St requiring full closure at work zone (Complete)
  • November 17, 2021 - Public Information Meeting held at Isely Elementary to share with citizens and businesses about the proposed schedule and work involved with this project
  • November 15, 2021 - Construction start date for Phase 1.
  • February 17, 2022 - Phase 2 scheduled to begin.

Project Design Concept:

To view as PDF, click here.

Woodlawn Expansion Approved Design

Woodlawn Expansion Approved Design (Closer View)