I-235 Green Project

  • Work on I-235 bridge
    A weekend closure of northbound I-235 on March 15 - 18 made it easier for crews to remove part of the old bridge over the Little Ark River.
  • Overlay on I-235 bridge
    An asphalt overlay on three southbound I-235 bridges in the Green Project work zone has made a great improvement to the driving surface.
  • Phase 1 of 235 Green Project
    The first phase of the Green Project began on March 11 and is expected to finish in late June. It includes the new 40th Street and the first half of the new NB I-235 bridge over the Little Arkansas River.
  • Bridge construction
    Construction of the south half of the NB I-235 bridge over the Little Ark River has begun.


About the Green Project

Work on the I-235 Green Project on began March 11, 2019. Completion is planned for November 2021.

Lane reductions through the work zone on NB I-235/EB K-96 will begin this year but few effects to SB I-235/WB K-96 are planned during the first year.

The Green Project is the first phase of the Wichita North Junction rebuild. It sets up I-235 to function with the future phases  that improve the North Junction. Highlights include:

 Replacement of aging pavement

Auxiliary lanes on I-235

 Permanent removal of the Seneca St. bridge

A rebuild of the Broadway Interchange

Replacement of the bridges over the Little Arkansas River

Replacement of the bridges over Broadway

Current Traffic Impacts

Northbound Broadway has been reduced to one lane traffic (for a number of months)

Construction zone speed limit is 50 mph.


Coming Soon

• The Broadway On Ramp to NB I-235 will be CLOSED on Monday April 22, at 9 am until 2020

• Northbound & Southbound Broadway will be reduced to a single lane of traffic for each direction 

• Weekend and off-peak lane reductions (from two lanes to one lane) may occur on NB I-235/EB K-96 throughout the life of the project