Project Timeline

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.
  • July 20, 2022 - Switch to Phase 2C
  • November 14, 2022 - Switch to Phase 2D
  • February 2, 2023 - Switch to Phase 2E
  • March 3, 2023 - Railroad is closed for construction by Union Pacific. Opened March 5th.
  • March 29, 2023 - 45th Street intersection is open in all directions.
  • April 19, 2023 - Road closure at railroad tracks. Expected to be completed July.
  • August 2023 - Phase 3 and 4 Begin
  • August 22, 2023 - Railroad tracks are open and traffic can travel north and south bound on Woodlawn.
  • September/October 2023 - Asphalt work stopped for investigation of defects. Triplett Woolf Garretson hired.
  • December 18, 2023 - Secretary Reed visits Woodlawn site.
  • January 3-5, 2024 - KDOT conducting tests and taking pavement cores.