District 5 S. Central Kansas

This district is responsible for construction and maintenance activities for 18 counties in south central Kansas. These
responsibilities include providing snow and ice removal on the 4,949 miles of state highways that are housed in this district.


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Brent Terstriep
District 5 Engineer
(620) 663-3361

Tom Hein
Public Affairs Manager
Office (316) 660-4990
Cell (316) 217-0356

Tim Potter
Public Affairs Manager
District 5 Office
500 N. Hendricks
Hutchinson, Kansas 67501
(620) 663-3361



Wichita Metro Area


U.S. 166 Bridge Replacement Projec/t



Hutchinson’s John Wiens has 40 years with KDOT (8/22/19)

Train derailment/ work again closes lane of U.S. 50 (8/19/19)

U.S. 77 bridge near Augusta being repaired (8/19/19)

U.S. 54 bridge deck repair to begin in east El Dorado (8/19/19)

Stretch of I-135 in Harvey County to be patched (8/12/19)

11 miles of U.S. 281 in Barton County to get chip seal (8/9/19)

U.S. 56 bridge deck at Larned to be repaired (8/5/19)

U.S. 281 bridge deck in Barber County will be patched (8/5/19)

U.S. 77 bridge deck in Cowley County to be repaired (8/5/19)

U.S. 56 bridge deck at Larned to be repaired (8/5/19)

U.S. 77 bridge deck in Cowley County to be repaired (8/5/19)

U.S. 281 in Stafford, Pratt counties to be resurfaced (8/2/19)

Temporary four-way stop coming to U.S. 50/U.S. 281 (7/31/19)

Part of U.S. 183 in Rush County will get overlay (7/31/19)

Bridge at Ark City being named for soldier (7/31/19)

Project to repave U.S. 81 stretch in Sumner County (7/31/19)

Stretch of U.S. 50 in Edwards County to get chip seal (7/29/19)

Bridge at Ark City being named for Iraq War soldier (7/23/19)

Pratt’s Raymond McIntosh has 40 years with KDOT (7/22/19)

Resurfacing on U.S. 54 bridges in Augusta to begin (7/9/19)

Work to start on U.S. 183 (3/15/19)

Repairs planned on U.S. 166 bridge (2/8/19)

Bank stabilization project starts in Sumner County (1/8/19)


Crack repairs to U.S. 50 in Reno County scheduled to begin Dec. 4 (11/27/18)

Asphalt crack repairs scheduled to begin Nov. 26 in Reno County (11/21/18)

Crack repairs on K-14 scheduled to begin Nov. 28 in Rice County (11/21/18)

Crack repairs on K-61 scheduled to start Nov. 26 (11/19/18)

Bridge replacement over Arkansas River scheduled to start Nov. 28 (11/19/18)

U.S. 54 closed in Wellsford due to crash (11/14/18)

Portion of U.S. 281 closed in Pratt

Crack seal project scheduled to start Nov. 1 in Pawnee County (10/29/18)

Asphalt crack repairs scheduled to begin Oct. 26 (10/22/18)

Repairs to K-196 bridge over K-254 scheduled to begin Oct. 22 (10/15/18)

Portion of K-55 in Sumner County closed due to flooding (10/10/18)

Portion of U.S. 81 closed due to flooding (10/10/18)

K-14 closed south of Lyons due to flooding (10/10/18)

U.S. 281 closed from Blood Creek bridge to south of Hoisington city limit (10/9/18)

Crack repair project scheduled for U.S. 166 in Sumner County (10/2/18)

Repairs to I-135 bridge in Newton scheduled to begin Sept. 24 (9/20/18)

Crack repair projects scheduled to start Sept. 25 in Pawnee and Stafford counties (9/19/18)

Crack seal project scheduled to start Sept. 19 on U.S. 56 in Barton County

Project on K-196 scheduled to begin Sept. 17 (9/13/18)

Project on K-156 in Barton County scheduled to begin Sept. 17

Work planned on U.S. 56 in Pawnee County

Bridge repairs scheduled in Kiowa County

Barber, Harper county bridge, mill and overlay projects scheduled to start Sept. 4

Bridge on U.S. 50 over I-135 scheduled to close Aug. 27 for repairs


Crack repairs scheduled on U.S. 160

Crews testing pavement strength next week in Harper, Kingman, Sedgwick and Sumner counties


Crews testing pavement strength in Barton, Pawnee counties

Bridge work on U.S. 50 over I-135 scheduled to begin July 16

Milling and overlay work starts on U.S. 183 in Pawnee County

Harvest time: Share the road with farmers

Work on K-96 in Rush County to start June 20

Political signs not allowed on highway right of way

Work on U.S. 54 in Pratt scheduled to start June 14

Project on K-4 in Rush County 
scheduled to begin June 6

Crews to remove bridge on U.S. 54 in Butler County

Work on U.S. 50 in Harvey County to start May 14

Pavement repairs on U.S. 50 to begin May 7

Cowley State Fishing Lake open

KDOT announces approved April bids 

Guard rail work planned to begin April 30 on U.S 54

Railroad crossing repairs planned on U.S 183

Work to begin April 23 on U.S. 50

Project at Cowley State Fishing Lake to start April 30

KDOT announces approved March bids (4/10/18)

Milling and overlay project on K-53 to start April 16 (4/10/18)

KDOT plans open house and job fair April 13 in Hutchinson (4/2/18)

Make a difference - Adopt a highway (4/2/18)

Work to begin next week on U.S. 77 (3/28/18)

Bridge guardrail work scheduled in Butler County (3/20/18)

U.S. 77 to close south of Augusta for railroad crossing repairs (3/12/18)

Work to start March 19 on K-14/K-96 (3/7/18)


U.S. 56 project in Kinsley to start in January (12/21/17)

K-196 reopens in Butler County (12/14/17)

U.S. 54/400 railroad crossing repairs east of Pratt set to begin (10/3/17)

Sumner County K-49 milling and overlay to begin (9/1/17)

Pavement testing in Kiowa and Pratt counties to begin (8/25/17)


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