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Kansas celebrates 50 years of Interstates

Kansas Interstate History

Kansas Interstates have a long and rich history. Click on the links below to view milestones in each decade.

2000 to 2005

August 1 - The East Topeka Interchange project was opened. It greatly improved the alignment in east Topeka on the Kansas Turnpike, I-70, K-4 and US-40.
Read more about the East Topeka Interchange

Reconstruction of the I-635/I-70 interchange in Kansas City is completed. These two routes combined carry about 150,000 vehicles a day.
Read more about the I-635 Interchange

August - I-435 Reconstruction, the largest project in KDOT's history, was let to construction at $127.5 million. More than 130,000 vehicles travel every day on I-435.
Visit the Focus 435 website