Active Projects

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

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Traffic Impacts Updated 7/9/2019

                                                                                                                  
  • College Ave and Dickens: A new pedestrian HAWK signal will be installed. The roadway will be reduced to two lanes, but the intersection will remain open during the project. Completion is expected by mid-August.
  • Also fixing the trail near K-State's baseball and soccer complex.
  • Carson & McCall: A lightning strike damaged the traffic signal. The vehicle traffic portion is still operational, but all pedestrian movements are non-operational. No ETA on repairs at this time.
  • Sunset Ave & Poyntz Ave near Manhattan High School: Poyntz Ave is now closed for the second phase of this project, removing and replacing existing roadway and curb with 7" thick base. Access to MHS parking lot will be maintained throughout the work and the project should be completed before school starts in mid-August. 
  • 11th & Poyntz: Sidewalks and curb & gutters have been installed. Signal towers are back-ordered. 11th St is closed for the next 6-8 weeks while project progresses. Delays are expected due to rain/wet conditions.
  • 2019 Approved Street Maintenance Projects:                           Gary Ave - Candlewood to Newbury has been completed. Traffic reduced to one lane and residents in the are have been notified. The next phase of the project will repair the roadway from Newbury to Lombard. This entire project should take 6-8 weeks to complete. The goal is to have the road open before school starts.                       Gary Ave - Candlewood to Newbury has been completed. Traffic reduced to one
  • North Manhattan Ave: Closed from Baker's Way to Research Drive as part of the North Campus Corridor Project. The slope of the hill will be reduced, the roadway widened, a 10' sidewalk will be installed, and streetscaping will be added to the area. A detour route is in place until the roadway reopens. The timeline goal is an August completion before classes resume at K-State on August 26, if weather and conditions allow. It is possible that this project will be delayed.
  • Juliette Ave Phase III: Juliette is closed from Osage to Poyntz for utility replacement and roadway reconstruction. Bricks have been removed and storm sewer and water main work is nearly complete. Work is scheduled to be completed before school starts. 
  • Campus Creek RCB ExtensionThis project will impact left turns from Campus Creek Dr. on to N. Manhattan Ave. Also, there will be parking on Campus Creek Dr adjacent to the work area. The project is 95% complete. Crews are backfilling and seeding and the area should reopen next week.
  • 2018 Approved Street Maintenance Phase II: Vanesta Drive is complete and has been reopened to through traffic. Work will continue in the Berry Streets of the Northview neighborhood for the next four weeks, specifically the culs-du-sac areas of Knoxberry, Raspberry, and Strawberry.
  • Kimball Ave (Hudson to Vanesta): The roadway will be widened to three lanes with a protected left turn lane in the middle. A 10' paved trail will be added that connects to Hudson Trail.

    Kimball Ave will be closed during Phase I and traffic will be re-routed to Anderson Ave. During Phase II, 2-way traffic will be allowed but intersections will be closed at Little Kitten Ave and Plymouth Rd.

    Dates: May - September 2019

  • Kimball Ave (K-113 Seth Childs to Kenmar): The roadway will be reduced to one lane in each direction. Access to side streets will be restricted during each phase. Dates: June - September 2019

  • Kimball Ave (N. Manhattan to Tuttle Creek Blvd): The section from N. Manhattan to Ivy has been completed. Traffic will shift the week of July 22nd, outside lanes open in each direction and active work in the middle lanes and the traffic signal at Kimball and N. Manhattan will be back to normal operations.

  • Miller Parkway: Closed from Ledgestone Ridge Ct to Ladera Cir beginning the morning of Monday June 24, 2019. This closure is to repair damage incurred while grading the Ledgestone park project.  The road is expected to be closed for approximately 10 working days until early July. Bayer construction will be conducting the repairs.
NOTE: Fall 2019 classes will begin August 14 for USD383 students and August 26 for K-State students.
                  

Additional Projects


  • Potholes: The patch crew will get to pothole requests as weather and schedules allow. To add a location to the list, please submit a request for pothole repair using the ReportIt system. 
  • Galaxy retaining wall repair: Rebuilding collapsed retaining wall due to water damage.
  • Street Sweeping: Sweepers will be operating all week.
  • Utility Cuts: Water and sewer projects around town.
  • Safe Routes to School Phase II: This is a grant funded project to increase pedestrian and bike access to the elementary schools. Phase II includes the installation of sidewalks and pedestrian beacons at Casement & Griffith, as well as sidewalks along S. 14th Street, Wreath Avenue, and College Heights & Lee St. 
    • Pedestrian crossings and flashing signals have been installed and are operational
    • curbs, bus zones, and pedestrian crossings have been painted
    • re-seeding of disturbed ground will take place in the coming weeks

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Park/Trail Projects


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