Summary of I-70/K-7 Interchange KA-1003-11/15 (Phases 6 and 10)


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/K-7 Interchange KA-1003-11/15 (Phases 6 and 10)
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: KCK, Wyandotte, KS
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: I-70 and K-7
4. Primary project mode: Highway/roadway 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Active Transportation * Bridge * Freight )
The design of this project accommodates motorists and freight vehicles. This project will add capacity and reduce bottlenecks at K-7/I-70 by eliminating 4 at-grade signals and replacing with grade separations. Bike/ped crossings are included with the two interchanges at Kansas Ave and 130th Street thus improving safety and mobility for those crossing at those locations. This improvement is expected to improve mobility, access, and connectivity to regional activity centers and destinations for motorists ad freight shippers. Transit currently does not operate in the corridors, but the facility would accommodate service in the future should it be initiated.
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: $155058000
9. Project description: Reconstruction, capacity and safety improvements of the I-70/K-7 interchange. The interchange concept includes interchanges at I-70, 130th St, Kansas Ave. K-7 and I-70 will have C-D roads to separate thru traffic from ramp traffic. Primary users will be motorists and freight, but design accommodates transit and provides crossing points for bike/ped at the Kansas Ave and 130th Street interchanges.
10. Scope: Construct K-7 to a 6-Lane Freeway section with a diverging diamond interchange at K-7/130th Street. This project includes reconstruction of 130th St., 131st St. and local frontage roads and construct K-7 to a 6-Lane Freeway section. This project includes completion of the north bound collector-distributor road over 130th St., the overpass at Canaan Center Drive, the Riverview overpass and reconstruction of local roads.
11. Project schedule: This project has been placed in FY 2030 until funding is identified at which time the project will be re-evaluated for an appropriate schedule. PE in TIP, #280119 and #280117

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