Polk-Quincy Viaduct City of Topeka Utility Relocation Projects

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In conjunction with the I-70 Polk-Quincy Viaduct improvement project, the City of Topeka is undertaking its own utility replacement project.

Project Overview

The Utility Relocation Project consists of necessary sanitary sewer, storm sewer and water utility relocations to resolve conflicts with the planned KDOT Polk Quincy Viaduct (West Project) Project No. 70-89 KA-1266-04. Crews will remove and replace or relocate 12,600 square yards of pavement, 7,035 feet of sanitary sewer, 2,644 feet of storm sewer, and 6,009 feet of water line.

Projects

Water Line "A" - W 1st Avenue

Project Schedule

  • Construction start: November 2023
  • Construction Completion Date: January 2024

Major Traffic Impacts

  • Roadways that were previously closed during this project were reopened in early January.
Project 3 consists of necessary storm sewer relocations. The project includes 1,090 square yards of pavement removal and replacement, 63 feet of 12” storm sewer gravity main, 28 feet of 15” storm sewer gravity main, 33 feet of 24” storm sewer gravity main and 503 feet of 10’ x 8’ storm sewer gravity main.

Project Schedule

  • Anticipated Construction Start Date: February 2024
  • Anticipated Construction Completion Date: November 2024

Major Traffic Impacts

  • 1st Street closure between Polk Street and I-70
Project 3 Improvements Exhibit

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Project 4 consists of necessary sanitary sewer relocations. The project includes approximately 920 feet of 36-inch sanitary sewer, 220 feet of 15-inch sanitary sewer, 400-feet of 12-inch sanitary sewer, 421-feet of 10-inch sanitary sewer, 152-feet of 8-inch sanitary sewer and incidentals including 1,000 square yards of pavement removal and replacement, bypass pumping, traffic control, and all other appurtenances required for a complete and operating system.

Project Schedule

  • Anticipated Construction Start Date: February 2024
  • Anticipated Construction Completion Date: January 2025
Project 4 Improvements Exhibit

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Project 5 consists of necessary sanitary sewer, storm sewer, and water utility relocations. The project includes 3,988 square yards of pavement removal and replacement, 2,512 feet of sanitary sewer, 30 feet of storm sewer, and 3,561 feet of water line

Project Schedule

  • Anticipated Construction Start Date: February 2024
  • Anticipated Construction Completion Date: January 2025

Major Traffic Impacts

  • 2nd St. closed between Harrison St. and Kansas Ave.
  • 3rd St. closed between Kansas Ave. and Monroe St.
  • Kansas Ave. closed between 1st Ave. and 3rd Ave.
Project 5 Improvements Exhibit

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Project 6 consists of necessary sanitary sewer, storm sewer, and water line relocations. The project includes 4 sanitary sewer 4’ diameter manholes, 1 sanitary sewer 5’ diameter manhole, 921 feet of 15” sanitary sewer gravity main, 40 feet of 15” storm sewer gravity main, 12 feet of 18” storm sewer gravity main, 526 feet of 24” storm sewer gravity main, 573 feet of 30” storm sewer gravity main, 12 feet of 36” storm sewer gravity main, 95 feet of 60” x 36” storm sewer gravity main, 981 feet of 72” storm sewer gravity main

Project Schedule

  • Anticipated Construction Start Date: February 2024
  • Anticipated Construction Completion Date: January 2025
Project 6 Improvements Exhibit

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Project 7 consists of necessary sanitary sewer relocations. The project includes 1 manhole abandonment, 1 slide gate and structure conversion, 1 existing gate structure rehab, 326 feet of 27" CIPP rehabilitation, and 305 feet of 54" CIPP rehabilitation.

Project Schedule

  • Anticipated Construction Start Date: February 2024
  • Anticipated Construction Completion Date: June 2024
Project 7 Improvements Exhibit

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Meetings

Utilities Department Presentation to Council - PQV Project Update
City of Topeka / KDOT meeting held to review Projects 2-7 (esp. 3-6)

Exhibit slides

PQV Project Split Exhibit PROJECT SPLIT EXHIBIT
PWV Traffic Control Exhibit TRAFFIC CONTROL EXHIBIT
City of Topeka meeting held to review Project 2
KDOT, in conjunction with the Cit of Topeka, hosted a public engagement event to overview the entire Polk-Quincy Viaduct Project. No formal presentation occurred at this meeting. To learn more about the overall Polk-Quincy Viaduct project, visit https://www.polkquincy.ksdot.gov/