Active Projects

The categories below detail some of the City of Manhattan projects that may have a significant impact on traffic in Manhattan in the coming weeks and months. You can also sign up to receive email updates on major construction projects.

We're not the only ones making improvements across the community. Check out Kansas State University's construction update for projects around campus that may affect pedestrian and vehicle traffic. Three major maintenance projects are also scheduled at Tuttle Creek Dam that will affect traffic into and around Tuttle Creek State Park.

Safe Routes to School Phase IIA - This is a grant funded project to increase walkability to the elementary schools. This phase includes sidewalks and pedestrian beacons at Casement and Griffith, sidewalks along S. 14th, Wreath Avenue, and College Heights and Lee St. 

Traffic Impacts

  • Manhattan Street Maintenance Phase 2 - Concrete streets - currently road work is ongoing in the Westwood neighborhood. This includes removal and replacement of concrete street panels. Expect significant traffic impacts during construction. This project is funded by the street maintenance sales tax fund.
  • Allen Road Sanitary Sewer and Water Line Replacement - Road work and utility work are currently being conducted on Allen Road. Until the project is completed, Allen Road will be closed to through traffic.
  • Marlatt Avenue will be closed from Tuttle Creek Blvd. to Denison, and Denison will be closed from Marlatt to MFD Headquarters Fire Station. Closure will be until the end of 2018.
  • South Delaware Stormwater Improvements - Local closures for completion of the work will begin spring of 2018 and continue through the end of the year. Local traffic will be permitted.
  • Juliette Phase 1 - Grant funded brick rehabilitation project funded through KDOT. Project includes removing existing bricks, new concrete base, and replacement of bricks. Portions of Juliette Ave. will be closed until the end of May 2018. The second phase will require closures from Laramie to Osage, beginning in May of 2018.

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Park/Trail Projects

Manhattan Parks & Recreation currently has the following projects under design or construction: