Current Requests

With The Kansas Turnpike

Current Requests With the Kansas TurnpikeThe Kansas Turnpike Authority accepts bids on a variety of projects. The KTA is a semi-public organization which does not receive any tax dollars for the maintenance or construction of the roadway. Bidding procedures for the KTA may vary from other Kansas governmental agencies.

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There are no current requests. For engineering or construction information, please visit the Contract/Bid information page.

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KTA Fact

SPEED LIMIT CHANGES
1956 - 1957
Reasonable and Prudent

1957 - 1970
80 mph Maximum
40 mph Minimum

1970 - 1974
75 mph Maximum - Day
70 mph Maximum - Night
40 mph Minimum

1974 - 1987
55 mph Maximum

May 1987
65 mph on rural interstates
55 mph through town of 50,000 or more and from Emporia to Topeka

October 1987
Emporia to Topeka re-classified as I-335 and now 65 mph

1993
65 mph around Wichita & Topeka

1996
70 mph from Oklahoma line to I-70/435. 65 mph from I-70 to 18th St.

1997
Entire Turnpike changed to 70 mph

2011
Turnpike from K-7 near Bonner Springs south to Oklahoma border changed to 75 mph