Lawrence Journal World Article: KDOT says funding and timeline for South Lawrence Trafficway expansion remain unknown

April 16, 2019

As part of the Lawrence City Commission’s meeting Tuesday, Kansas Department of Transportation representatives provided commissioners an update on the potential lane expansion of the western leg of the South Lawrence Trafficway and other options for improving travel on the roadway.

Commissioner Matthew Herbert said that though the completion of the trafficway has helped to reduce some traffic congestion on 23rd Street, the trafficway is not fully functional. He noted that at certain times of day, there is standstill traffic near the trafficway’s intersection with 27th Street and that the two-lane portion does not successfully move traffic.

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