Active Projects

The categories below detail some of the City of Manhattan projects that may have a significant impact on traffic. You can also sign up to receive email updates on major construction projects.

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Traffic Impacts Updated 6/11/2019

  • Sunset Ave & Poyntz Ave near Manhattan High School: Removing and replacing existing roadway and curb with 7" thick base. Sunset will be closed first, then Poytnz. Access to MHS parking lot will be maintained throughout the work and the project should be completed before school starts.
  • Gary Ave - 2019 Approved Street Maintenance Project: Candlewood to Newbury has been reduced to one lane and residents in the are have been notified. The next phase of the project will repair the roadway from Newbury to Lombard. This entire project should take 6-8 weeks to complete and the goal is to have the road open before school starts. 
  • North Manhattan Ave: Closed from Baker's Way to Research Drive as part of the North Campus Corridor Project. The slope of the hill will be reduced, the roadway widened, a 10' sidewalk will be installed, and streetscaping will be added to the area. A detour route is in place until the roadway reopens. The timeline goal is an August completion before classes resume at K-State, if weather and conditions allow.
  • Juliette Ave Phase III: Roadway is closed for utility replacement and roadway reconstruction. 
  • Pothole Patching: Working all through town and addressing ReportIt tickets first.
  • Campus Creek RCB ExtensionThis project will impact left turns from Campus Creek Dr. on to N. Manhattan Ave. Also, there will be parking on Campus Creek Dr adjacent to the work area.
  • 2018 Approved Street Maintenance Phase II: work continues on Vanesta Drive.  The road has been finished and is in the process of curing.

Additional Projects

  • Galaxy retaining wall repair: Collapsed retaining wall due to water damage
  • Street Sweeping: Sweepers will be operating all week.
  • Utility Cuts: Water and sewer projects around town.
  • Storm Sewer: Crews are working on various intake repairs and hydroseeding.
  • Alley Maintenance: Grading work in various locations to repair alleyways
  • Safe Routes to School Phase II: This is a grant funded project to increase pedestrian and bike access to the elementary schools. Phase II includes the installation of sidewalks and pedestrian beacons at Casement & Griffith, as well as sidewalks along S. 14th Street, Wreath Avenue, and College Heights & Lee St. 
    • Pedestrian crossings and flashing signals have been installed and are operational
    • curbs, bus zones, and pedestrian crossings have been painted
    • re-seeding of disturbed ground will take place in the coming weeks

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Park/Trail Projects

  The Manhattan Parks & Recreation currently has the following park projects under design or construction: