South Moonlight Road Bridge Replacement over I-35

Page last updated: December 15, 2023

Project description

This priority bridge replacement project is in the preliminary design phase and includes replacement of the South Moonlight Road Bridge over I-35 and realignment of 183rd Street at I-35 in Johnson County. Construction is expected to begin in 2026.

Replacement of the existing bridge is necessary, as the structure is past its useful design life. Additional benefits of the project are reducing future maintenance needs, enhancing safety and allowing connectivity from South Moonlight Road to a nearby paved shared-use path to carry bicyclists and pedestrians over the bridge.

Project Materials

Materials below were shared during the Dec. 5 public meeting.

This information can be made available in alternative accessible formats by contacting 785-296-3585 Voice / Hearing Impaired-711.

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Project Details

Project Name South Moonlight Road Bridge Replacement over I-35
Project Number KA-6479-01
Location I-35: bridge #011 (over I-35, westbound and eastbound) at Moonlight Road located 7.13 miles northeast of the Miami/Johnson county line

Description Bridge replacement project along South Moonlight Road over I-35 and the realignment of 183rd Street in Johnson County, and project will connect to a nearby shared use paved path to carry cyclists and pedestrians across the bridge.
Construction Cost $10.5 million

Public Meetings

  • Time - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
  • Location - Groundhouse Coffee (103 S Elm Street)
  • Public Comment Period - December 5, 2023 to December 14, 2023

  • Agenda - KDOT hosted an open house for the South Moonlight Road Bridge Replacement over I-35 project on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at Groundhouse Coffee, 103 S Elm Street, Gardner, KS 66030. During the open house, attendees were able to review exhibits and staff from KDOT were present to listen to concerns and answer questions.

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Who to Contact

Ryan Bowman, PE
Project Manager

Delaney Tholen
Public Affairs Manager

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