In news that will make west-side commuters cheer, the ramp linking westbound Kellogg to southbound I-235 will reopen on Friday.
The ramp has been closed for several months as part of the reconstruction of the Kellogg/I-235 interchange, said Tom Hein, a spokesman for the Kansas Department of Transportation.
Traffic flow will get a boost elsewhere in west Wichita as well - for a few weeks at least. Maple under I-235 could have all four lanes open again as soon as Friday, Hein said.
But that’s merely temporary. Maple will go back down to one lane sometime after Christmas.
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The left lane of northbound I-235 over Kellogg will be closed on Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The I-235 and Kellogg interchange has been the ire of drivers for years. Work began in late 2015 to reconfigure the interchange; work isn't expected to be completed until 2019. McClatchytheying@wichitaeagle.com