From seeking new business relationships to being a good partner ourselves, we value business opportunities and the role they play in providing high-quality transportation services
We rely on a variety of partners to maintain and improve the Turnpike system. As a quasi-public organization, our process may vary from governmental entities in the state.
RFP - Service Area Restaurant Providers
The Kansas Turnpike Authority requests proposals from qualified quick service restaurants vendors for four of its service areas along its 236-mile roadway. These locations include Towanda (MM 65), Matfield Green (MM 97), Emporia (MM 132), and Topeka (MM 188). Requirements of this RFP, including due dates are included in the document below.
Service Area RFP for Topeka, Emporia, Matfield Green, and Towanda
Topeka Operations and Use Agreement
Matfield Green and Towanda Operations and Use Agreement
Ongoing Request Projects
RFP — Roadside Toll Collection System
The Kansas Turnpike Authority (KTA) is seeking Requests for Proposals from qualified Proposing contractors interested in providing a Cashless Tolling Roadside Toll Collection System (RTCS), and associated Maintenance for the Kansas Turnpike. A mandatory pre-proposal scope of services meeting (virtual) is April 1, 2021 2-4 p.m. with the proposal due May 21, 2021, 4 p.m. CDT.
Requirements of this RFP, including events and due dates, are set forth in documentation below.
In preparation of this RFP, KTA conducted an industry forum on February 1, 2021 via Webex about the planned implementation of a Roadside Toll Collection System (RTCS) for the Kansas Turnpike.
Related documents are below:
KTA RTCS — Industry Forum Notice
RFQ – Mobile Application Design and Development
The Kansas Turnpike Authority (KTA) invites interested vendors to submit qualifications to design and develop a mobile application for customer account management, mobile toll payment, and other traveler information. KTA’s objective to is to create a short-list of the most qualified Respondents from which to select the Respondent to deliver the mobile application. Requests for clarification of this RFQ are due Monday, February 24, 2022 by 4:00 p.m. CST with the Statement of Qualifications due Wednesday, March 2, 2022 by 4:00 p.m. CST. Requirements of this RFQ, including due dates, are included in the documents below.
Partnership RFQ: US-69 Modernization
The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) is initiating the design-build procurement process for Phase 1 of the U.S. 69 Modernization and Expansion Project with the release of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) on Thursday, October 14, 2021. For more information visit www.69express.org.
RFP – New Web Site Design & Usability
The Kansas Turnpike Authority (KTA) seeks proposals from qualified vendors to provide strategic and creative support for a new front-facing website to include Website Design and User Experience Research and Recommendations. Questions to RFP are due by Friday, April 9, 2021 with proposals due no later than Friday, April 16, 2021. Requirement of this RFP, including due dates are included in the document below.
RFI - Mobile Application Design and Development
The Kansas Turnpike Authority (KTA) invites vendors to provide feedback, information and materials for consideration in the design, development and ongoing operations and maintenance of its next-generation mobile application. Questions to the Request for Information are due Friday, April 30, 2021 by 3:00 p.m. CST with written electronic responses due Wednesday, May 19, 2021 by 3:00 p.m. CST. Requirements of this RFI are included in the document below.
Open Construction Bids/Requests
The Kansas Turnpike has adopted electronic bidding through Bid Express for construction contracts to increase efficiency and cost effectiveness for contractors and the agency.
Instructions for electronic bidding:
Bid Express Instructions
Below you can find information on construction projects that are open to bids as well as those that have already been awarded to contractors but are not yet complete.
Ongoing Construction Projects
KTA Contract #5872
East Kellogg (US-54/400) - Greenwich and I-35 (KTA) Interchanges
KTA Contract #7529
This work will include mill and asphaltic concrete inlay of the driving lanes and shoulders from MM 210.7 to MM 224 as well as milling and overlaying the Tonganoxie Interchange (MM 212) and I-70/K-7 ramps as shown in the plans.
KTA Contract #7530
Ramp improvements at Belle Plain Service Area, replace Br. No. 25.473 & 24.474, and remove Br. Nos. 26.260 NB & SB.
KTA Contract #7724
Mill and Superpave overlay from MM 26.8 to 50.8, Mulvane Interchange (MM 33), Haysville-Derby Interchange (MM 39), South Wichita Interchange (MM 42), K-15 Interchange (MM 45), and East Wichita Interchange (MM 50) in Sumner and Sedgwick County.
KTA Contract #7782
Redeck and Raise Bridge No. 61.197 & Br. No. 69.687.
KTA Contract #7668
Bridge No. 171 & 172 Redeck and Raise
KTA Contract #7794
RFQ - 4128 - 36 LIGHTWEIGHT EQUIPMENT SHELTERS
KTA Contract #7788
Cashless Tolling System
KTA Contract #7808
Drainage Structure Repair MM 219.8
KTA Contract #7829
Bridge (8) Painting
KTA Contract #7742
This project is for re-decking and widening of northbound and southbound mainline bridges at MM 41.437, 42.445 & 42.850 as well as construction of mainline cashless toll facilities at MM 43.080.
KTA Contract #7884
12 Overhead Sign Structures (Aluminum) for Cashless Toll Zones MM 56.4, 60.6, 68.1, & 73.4
KTA Contract #7886
12 Overhead Sign Structures (Aluminum) for Cashless Toll Zones MM 187.4, 191.2, 200.6, & 202.4
KTA Contract #7887
16 Overhead Sign Structures (Aluminum) for Cashless Toll Zones MM 131.1, 146, 150.6, 179.3, 206.6, & 210.1
KTA Contract #7820
This project on KTA (I-35) in Sumner County is for the mill and Superpave overlay from MM 0.0 to MM 13.0. Mill and Inlay, as shown in the plans, Port of Entry (MM 2 NB), US-166 Interchange (MM 4) and Belle Plaine service area (MM 26).
Br. 187 Repair
Bridge 26.815 NB & SB Rehabilitations
This project is the civil construction work for cashless tolling sites on I-70 (KTA) in Shawnee, Douglas, and Leavenworth Counties at MM 187.45, MM 191.20, MM 200.60, MM 202.40, MM 206.55 & MM 210.06.
This work will include demolition of bridge 55.507 (Main Street) over I-35 (KTA) and termination of Main Street in the City of Andover.
Let us help you get your business out there. We have multiple opportunities to advertise along the Turnpike.
Blue Logo Highway Signs
Toll Plazas and Service Areas
Limited advertising is available at toll plaza and service area locations. To receive information on this opportunity, contact our advertising partner.
The Kansas Turnpike Authority provides annual reporting on financial and traffic information. See the current annual report and bond rating information below. For questions regarding investor relations information, please contact us.
Bond Rating Information
View the latest bond rating documents provided by Moody's Investor Services and Standard & Poor's Financial Services (S&P).
Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR)
View the latest ACFR for Fiscal Year 2021
Learn about accomplishments and other statistics over the past five years here.
Stretching from border-to-border and running through the Flint Hills, the Kansas Turnpike plays an important role in the state’s economic development. The roadway connects Kansas’ four largest communities and serves as a conduit for moving people and goods in Kansas.
KTA’s Strategic Plan, DRIVING CHANGE 2025, supports organizational goals and compliments a 2015 Long-Term Needs Study with projects identified through 2025. Learn more about our future direction.
We're compatible with various electronic transponders and continue to explore partnerships with other states. View our Interoperability page for more information.
We recognize the essential role we play in getting goods and services to communities along the Turnpike and beyond, and we strive to make commercial travel easy. Learn more about commercial travel here.