Summary of I-70/I-435 Interchange Flyover Ramp


Contact Information

Organization: KDOT
Contact person: Allison Smith
Title: Environmental Coordinator/MPO Liaison
Phone: 785-296-0341
Organization address: 700 SW Harison
  Topeka, KS    66603

General Information

1. Project name: I-70/I-435 Interchange Flyover Ramp
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: KCK, Wyandotte, KS
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: I-70, I-435
4. Primary project mode: Bridge 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Freight * Highway/Roadway )
Motorists and freight users will find a facility with much improved traffic flow with a configuration designed to reduce congestion and improve mobility while improving access and connectivity to the many activity centers in the project area. I-435 feeds into the national truck corridors of I-70 and I-35 and connects local populations, activity centers, and Industry to outside markets.
6. Project Purpose: * System expansion (added capacity) * System preservation, rehabilitation or replacement * System operations and management )
7. Project sponsor: Allison Smith
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $100000000
9. Project description: Construction of a flyover ramp at the I-70/I-435 interchange that replaces an existing interchange ramp of a different design. Primary users of the facility would be motorists and freight shippers.
10. Scope: Motorists and freight shippers would be served by the project. KDOT anticipates this improvement being required to address the transportation system’s needs that have arisen from the continued development within the Village West area. This flyover alternative eliminates the weaving movements in the interchange and greatly reduces mainline congestion through the primary interchange area. Improvements are expected to increase the capability of the system to handle increased traffic volumes and off-peak congestion.
11. Project schedule: When funding is restored to this project, a schedule of the phases will be determined. This project has been placed in 2030.

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