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 - Image Scanning Services
KTA requests proposals from qualified vendors to provide services for backfile scanning of currently stored and highly-detailed documents. A well-managed, financially stable firm with demonstrated skills and technical abilities and a high level of customer service and satisfaction is required for this RFP.
RFP - Insurance Brokerage Services
KTA requests proposals from qualified insurance brokerage firms to provide services and duties customarily performed by an insurance brokerage firm including servicing, underwriting, marketing, and placement of various insurance lines. KTA requires a well-managed and financially stable firm with demonstrated skills and technical abilities, as well as a high levels of customer service and satisfaction.
RFP 140-221001 - Insurance Brokerage Services
RFP - Service Area Restaurant Providers
The final meeting during the RFP process will take place at 10 a.m. CST on Thursday, December 15th. You can either attend the meeting in person at the KTA HQ building in Wichita or via the Zoom link below.
Please ensure that you meet the requirements specified in the RFP for the December 15th, 10 a.m. deadline:
SUBMISSION OF THE RENT PROPOSAL FORM AND OPERATIONAL AND MARKETING PLANS (Due no later than 10 a.m., CST, on December 15, 2022). The bid package for each service area restaurant must be submitted separately. Each package must include a cashier’s check payable to the Kansas Turnpike Authority in a sum equal to ten (10) percent of the first year’s guaranteed minimum rent (see Column C of the Rent Proposal Form) for that particular location as bid security.
Submittal of the Rent Proposal Form, Operational and Marketing Plans, and the accompanying transmittal letter shall be made in a sealed envelope that is marked “KTA Insert location Service Area Restaurant Rent Proposal” and addressed to Mr. Steve Hewitt, CEO at the address referenced above.
Rent Proposal Form Sample
Meeting ID: 816 7766 3655
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
November 2022 Service Area Sales Traffic
October 2022 Service Area Sales & Traffic
September 2022 Service Area Sales & Traffic
August 2022 Service Area Sales & Traffic
July 2022 Service Area Sales & Traffic
Monthly Service Area Restaurant Sales FY 2018-2021
Topeka Operations and Use Agreement
Matfield Green and Towanda Operations and Use Agreement
Successful Rent Proposal Forms in 2012 and 2000
Restaurant Sales By Concept 2018-2022
Restaurant Sales By Concept 2011-2017
Restaurant Breakfast Lease Section 2 Revised
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.
This work will include constructing new haunched slab mainline bridges 141.6 NB and 141.6 SB in place of an existing 7’x7’ RCB, Full depth asphalt driving lane replacement, Guardrail installations, Existing RCB extensions left and right, and Jacked pipe
This work will include the overlay of special high friction surfacing on two mainline curves at approximately MM 103 and MM 105.
Guardrail Safety Improvements
Drainage detention at MM 214.2
Cashless Tolling Signing
Ongoing Construction Projects
KTA Contract #7794
RFQ - 4128 - 36 LIGHTWEIGHT EQUIPMENT SHELTERS
KTA Contract #7788
Cashless Tolling System
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 #7802
This project is the civil construction work for cashless tolling sites on I-35 (KTA) in Butler and Lyon Counties at MM 56.40, MM 60.62, MM 68.07, MM 73.45, MM 86.57, MM 95.80 & MM 122.87.
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.
Cashless Tolling Round 4
Re-deck and Widen Br. 155
This work will include Re-deck and widen Bridge 125.22 SB, hydro demolition and latex modified concrete overlay Bridge 125.22 NB.
Cabinet Signal Relocation at Kansas Ave and Topeka Blvd in Topeka.
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.