Kansas Highways Routelog

US Highway 24

Length: 433.7 miles
West Endpoint:
Colorado State Line at Kanorado

East Endpoint:
Missouri State Line in Kansas City

Counties Passed through: Sherman, Thomas, Sheridan, Graham, Rooks, Osborne, Mitchell, Cloud, Clay, Riley, Pottawatomie, Shawnee, Jefferson, Douglas, Levenworth, Wyandotte


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The interchange between I-70/US 24/US 40 and the 7th Street trafficway is an incomplete one. There is no access from southbound 7th/US 69 to eastbound I-70, as this sign indicates, nor is there access from westbound I-70 to northbound 7th. 26 May 2013

As part of the bridge replacement of the US 24 bridge over Topeka Boulevard, KDOT used the outer ramps of the cloverleaf as a shoo-fly detour for US 24 traffic. The temporary roadway sits several inches above the pavement for Topeka Blvd. It is not a problem, since Topeka Blvd. has to be closed under the bridge i4n any case. 19 September 2013)

A new grade and bridge has been completed to take US 24 over Menoken Road west of Topeka. 5 April 2014

The primary rationale for the US 24 project is that the current bridge over the Union Pacific railroad, built circa 1957, has weakened and now carries a posted weight limit. 5 April 2014

A shoo-fly detour had been created on the west end of the Union Pacific bridge on US 24 west of Topeka. 5 April 2014

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