Sedgwick County...working for you


  • David Spears, Director of Public Works

    David Spears

    p. 316.660-1777

    1144 S. Seneca
    Wichita, KS 67213

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Public Works

Political Signs in the County Right of Way

In 2015, the Kansas Legislature passed a law that allows the placement of political signs in city and county right of way during a period beginning 45 days before an election and ending 2 days after an election.
Political Signs in Right-Of-Way
Political Sign Guidelines
2016 Un-Incorporated County Maintained Roads

Current and Future Road Closings

37th St. North between 119th St. West & Manchester Open but work will resume in the spring of 2016. Road Work
143rd St. East between 63rd & 71st Streets South Open 4/19/16 Bridge Replacement
MacArthur Road between K-15 & Hydraulic Will experience lane closures (down to 2 lanes, 1 in each direction) beginning  February 1, 2016. EXPECT DELAYS. Recommend alternate route. Limited thru traffic until mid September. Bridge  Repair
61st St. North between 279th & 295th Streets West OPEN 5/27/16 Bridge Repair

159th Street East from the south side of 13th Street North to the Kansas Turnpike Bridge

Will be completely closed  beginning Friday, March 11th, 2016 for approximately  2 1/2 to 3 months. No thru traffic between Central & 13th Street North.

Road Construction
103rd St. South between 295th & 311th Streets West Open 6/8/16. Bridge Construction
151st St. West between 77th & 85th Streets North Closed April 4, 2016. Expected to re-open to traffic in early July. Bridge Repair
279th St. West between MacAruthur & 47th St. South OPEN 4/25/16 Bridge Replacement
MacArthur Road between 247th & 263rd Streets West (between the two entrances to Lake Afton) Open to 2-way traffic, but drivers should be prepared for flaggers directing traffic. Full road closure to occur in late May for approximately 1 month. Entrances to the lake/park will remain open at all times. Bridge Repair
45th St. North between Broadway & Hydraulic Closed May 9, 2016 for approximately 3 months. Bridge Replacement
135th St. West between 95th & 103rd Streets South Full closure through early July. Road will then open but expect delays as construction continues through late August. Road Construction
Lee St. in Clearwater from 100 ft North of Ross to 100 ft South of Ross Closed to all traffic on June 1, 2016 for about 3 weeks. Road Construction

What You should know about Flooding and Water Quality

During Sedgwick County's “rainy season,” which is usually in the spring, neighborhoods throughout the county can experience flooding.  Find out why you should be concerned with flooding and stormwater management, even if your home has never flooded.

Sedgwick County...working for you

Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.