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There are many fantastic and exciting stops along the Kansas Turnpike! Below you’ll find links to nearby cities and towns that are well worth visiting.
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You may also use the URL: http://ksturnpike.com/wx.php
For information about other Kansas roadways, please visit kandrive.org.
For ROAD CONDITIONS, call 511.
Storm shelters at toll plazas were designed to provide a safe place for KTA employees during severe weather. Space is limited but KTA travelers may use the shelters.
|Southern Terminal||Basement of Toll Building||MM 16.5|
|Wellington||Underground, West of Tollbooth||MM 19|
|Belle Plaine Service Area||Convenience Store storage room||MM 26|
|Mulvane (K-53)||Underground, West of Tollbooth||MM 33|
|Mulvane (Casino)||Not Available||MM 33|
|Haysville/Derby||Underground, East of Tollbooth||MM 39|
|South Wichita||Underground, West of Tollbooth||MM 42|
|K-15||Underground, West of Tollbooth||MM 45|
|East Wichita||Basement of toll office||MM 50|
|K-96||Underground, East of Tollbooth||MM 53|
|Andover||Underground, East of Tollbooth||MM 57|
|Towanda Service Area||Large restroom||MM 65|
|El Dorado||Underground, South of Toll Building||MM 71|
|North El Dorado||Underground, South of Tollbooth||MM 76|
|Cassoday||Underground, Northeast of Tollbooth||MM 92|
|Matfield Green Service Area||Large Restrooms||MM 97|
|Emporia||Basement of Toll Building||MM 127|
|Emporia Service Area||Convenience Store Restrooms||MM 132|
|Admire||Underground, Northeast of Tollbooth||MM 147|
|South Topeka||Above ground, behind Toll Building||MM 177|
|Plaza 182, K-4||Underground, South of Tollbooth||MM 182|
|East Topeka||Basement of Toll Building||MM 183|
|Topeka Service Area||Basement||MM 188|
|North Lecompton||Underground, South of Tollbooth||MM 197|
|South Lecompton||Underground, North of Tollbooth||MM 197|
|West Lawrence||Basement of Toll Building||MM 202|
|East Lawrence||Not Available||MM 204|
|Lawrence Service Area||Convenience Store storage room||MM 209|
|Tonganoxie/Eudora||Not Available||MM 212|
|Eastern Terminal||Basement of Toll Building||MM 217|
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
65 mph on rural interstates
55 mph through town of 50,000 or more and from Emporia to Topeka
Emporia to Topeka re-classified as I-335 and now 65 mph
65 mph around Wichita & Topeka
70 mph from Oklahoma line to I-70/435. 65 mph from I-70 to 18th St.
Entire Turnpike changed to 70 mph
Turnpike from K-7 near Bonner Springs south to Oklahoma border changed to 75 mph