Predictions released last week by AAA indicate that automotive travel will be up as much as 2.1 percent for the 2009 holiday weekend.
Download PDF to read entire release.November 24, 2009 Media Release
The second detonation to remove the Kansas Turnpike’s original bridge structures across the Kansas River in Lawrence is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, November 19 at 10 a.m.
Download PDF to read entire release.November 17, 2009 Media Release
Additional information is now available on the Kansas Turnpike Authority’s upcoming demolition of the original bridge structures across the Kansas River in Lawrence.
Download PDF to read entire release.November 12, 2009 Media Release
Thousands of Kansans will be among the nearly 40 million Americans expected to travel the nation’s highways and skyways this Labor Day weekend, predicted to be one of the busiest this decade.
Download PDF to read entire release.September 1, 2009 Media Release
Tolls for Kansas Turnpike cash customers driving passenger vehicles will increase an average of 15 percent on October 1. Cash tolls for larger trucks and trailers will raise an average of 5 percent. K-TAG rates will remain the same, meaning the electronic system remains the most affordable option for Turnpike users. In addition, it will become easier to get started with K-TAG, as consumers can buy a K-TAG at Walgreens and Dillons stores and AAA offices starting September 1.
Download PDF to read entire release.August 27, 2009 Media Release
There are six service areas along the length of the Turnpike. Each service area offers food, fuel, and rest-room facilities.