Length: 0.521 miles
Historic West Endpoint: Kannapolis State Park
Historic East Endpoint: K-141 east of Kanapolis State Park
Historic County Served: Ellsworth
K-241 was established in a August 10, 1960 Highway Commission resolution in conjunction with the relocation of K-141 across the Kanapolis dam as a spur from K-141 to Kanapolis State Park. The number was derived from K-141. The route was constructed in 1961.
K-241 was withdrawn in a October 10, 1991 KDOT resolution and turned back to Ellsworth County.
Length: 0.379 miles
Historic South Endpoint: Fort Larned National Historic Site
Historic North Endpoint: Junction K-156 near Fort Larned
Historic County Served: Pawnee
K-242 was established by 1962 to connect the newly-established Fort Larned National Monument to the state highway system. The number was assigned in sequence. By 1964, Fort Larned had become a unit of the National Park Service. On June 12, 1984, the road was withdrawn as a state highway and transferred to the National Park Service.
Length: 0.942 miles
West Endpoint: Junction K-148 northeast of Hanover
East Endpoint: Pony Express Station
County Served: Washington
AADT (2019): 255 (11.8% truck)
K-243 was established in a August 23, 1961 Highway Commission resolution as a spur from K-15E to the historical site of the Pony Express station near Hanover. The number was assigned in sequence The spur was constructed by Washington County and accepted by the Highway Commission on June 13, 1962.
Length: 4.306 miles
West Endpoint: Milford Lake Road southwest of Milford Lake
East Endpoint: US 77 southeast of Milford Lake, concurrent with K-57
County Served: Geary
K-244 was established in a June 12, 1964 Highway Commission resolution connecting US 77 with the south side of Milford Lake. The number was assigned in sequence. The route was constructed by 1966.
|County MP||State MP||Junction|
|244-31/0.000||0.000||Milford Lake Road (begin K-244)|
|3.940||K-57 (K-244 joins K-57)|
|57-31/5.415||4.306||US 77 (end K-244)|
|Milford Lake Road to K-244 Spur||580||1.7%|
|K-244 Spur to K-57||675||2.2%|
Length: 0.800 miles
Southwest Endpoint: Junction K-244 south of Milford Dam
Northeast Endpoint: Junction K-57 south of Milford Dam
County Served: Geary
AADT (2019): 125 (20% truck)
In 1964, the Highway Commission designated a new alignment of K-57 extending north from K-244 across Milford Dam. In 1966, another route was construted from K-57 to K-244, forming a “Wye.” The newly constructed east leg of the Wye was designated as K-57 while the west leg of the Wye was re-designated from K-57 to the K-244 spur in a May 10, 1967 Highway Commission resolution.
Length: 0.330 miles
Historic South Endpoint: Junction K-4 south of Meriden
Historic North Endpoint: South City Limits of Meriden
Historic County Served: Jefferson
K-245 was established in a December 4, 1963 Highway Commission resolution in conjunction with the relocation of K-4 between Topeka and Meriden. K-245 was designated as a spur connecting the new K-4 with Palmberg Street in Meridan. The number was assigned in sequence. The new K-4, along with the K-245 spur, was constructed in 1964.
K-245 was withdrawn in a January 3, 2014 KDOT resolution and turned back to Jefferson County for a cash consideration.
Length: 5.572 miles
South Endpoint: Junction US 75 in Sabetha
East Endpoint: West city limits of Morrill
County Served: Brown
AADT (2019): 635 (11.0% truck)
K-246 was established in a March 7, 1962 highway commission resolution connecting US 75 at Sebetha with Morrill. The umber was assigned in sequence. The route had been constructed in 1961.
In a December 19, 2002 KDOT resolution, the west end of K-246 was shifted in conjunction with the construction of a new US 75 between Fairview and Sabetha. The new alignment was completed in 2005.
Length: 0.079 miles
South Endpoint: North city limits of Ellis
North Endpoint: I-70/US 40 Exit 145
County Served: Ellis
AADT (2019): 3,320 (4.8% truck)
K-247 was established in a August 14, 1963 Highway Commission resolution in conjunction with the designation of I-70 between Grainfield and Hays. The number was assigned in sequence. The section of I-70 near Ellis was opened in 1965, at which point the spur also was also opened.
As of 2021, the highway was considered the shortest highway in Kansas.
Length: 0.997 miles
South Endpoint: 180 Road (Old US 36) South of Kensington
North Endpoint: Junction US 36 in Kensington
County Served: Smith
|South of Railroad Street||275||29.1%|
|Railroad Street to US 36||955||9.4%|
K-248 was established in a October 24, 1962 Highway Commission resolution from a portion of the former alignment of US 36 south of Kensington after the new alignment was opened. The number was assigned in sequence.
Length: 0.768 miles
South Endpoint: Junction K-99 south of Madison
North Endpoint: Junction K-58, 4th and Lincoln, Madison
County Served: Greenwood
|K-99 to Oak Street||810||32.1%|
|Oak Street to K-58||1,140||18.4%|
K-249 was established in a June 12, 1963 Highway Commission resolution in conjunction with the relocation of K-99 around the west side of Madison. The number was assigned in sequence. K-249 consists of the former alignment of K-99 from the south end of Madison north to K-57 at 4th and Lincoln in Madison, which had been blacktopped by 1926.
Length: 3.671 miles
South Endpoint: Junction US 54–400 6 miles west of Garden Plain
North Endpoint: Cheney Reservoir
County Served: Sedgwick
AADT (2019): 1,110 (7.2% truck)
K-254 was established in a October 9, 1963 Highway Commission resolution as a spur from US 54 to the Cheney Reservoir. The number was assigned in sequence. The road was constructed in 1966-1967.
Length: 0.453 miles
South Endpoint: North City Limits of Beverly
North Endpoint: Junction K-18 north of Beverly
County Served: Lincoln
AADT (2019): 280 (8.9% truck)
K-252 was established in a May 13, 1964 Highway Commission resolution as a spur from the relocated K-18 constructed in 1958 to the town of Beverly. The number was assigned in sequence. The spur was constructed in 1963 by Lincoln County
Length: 0.674 miles
South Endpoint: I-70/US 24 exit 27
North Endpoint: Junction Old US 24, Edson
County Served: Sherman
AADT (2019): 110 (22.7% truck)
K-253 was established in a August 10, 1966 Highway Commission resolution as a spur from the under-construction I-70 to the old US 24 alignment in the unincorporated community of Edson. The reason for using this number is unknown. K-253 was opened in 1969 along with the adjoining section of I-70
Length: 1.298 miles
Historic West Endpoint: US 24 east of Riley
Historic East Endpoint: K-177 east of Riley
Historic County Served: Riley
The first K-253 was established in a August 12, 1959 Highway Commission resolution connecting the existing US 24 with a newly-constructed K-213 near Riley. The reason for the numbering is unknown. The route was constructed in 1961.
The route was designated as a part of US 77 in a March 17, 1965 Highway Commission resolution as part of a series of relocations as part of the expansion of Fort Riley. The route was also the de facto alignment of US 24 until the route was officially codified as part of US 24 in 1988.
Length: 27.306 miles
West Endpoint: I-135 exit 11/I-235 exit 16, continues west as I-235
East Endpoint: US 54–77 in El Dorado.
Counties Served: Sedgwick, Butler
K-254 was established in a May 9, 1956 Highway Commission resolution along an existing county rod from El Dorado to Kechi via Towanda and Benton. The number was derived from US 54. As part of the resolution, it was intended for K-254 to turn southwest at Kechi and end at the junction of I-35W and I-235 north of Wichita. In the interim, it was designated due west from Kechi to US 81. A short segment from I-35W/I-235 to 45th Street and Hillside Street opened to traffic on August 19,1965. The permanent K-254 alignment from 45th/Hillside to Kechi was completed by 1968.
K-254 was widened to four lanes between Kechi and El Dorado, including new bypass alignments around Benton and Towanda, in 1997.
|County MP||State MP||Junction|
|254-87/1.258||1.258||45th Street/Hillside St|
|254-87/3.008||3.008||South city limits Kechi|
East city limits Kechi
|10.319||Sedgwick/Butler County line|
|254-8/2.484||12.803||Main Street, Benton|
|254-8/7.960||18.279||Main Street, Towanda|
|254-8/13.550||23.869||West city limits El Dorado|
|254-8/16.442||26.761||Emporia Street, El Dorado|
|I-235 to 45th Stret/Hillside||18,600||8.0%|
|45th/Hillside to Oliver Street||13,700||11.2%|
|Oliver to Woodlawn||11,600||12.0%|
|Woodlawn to Greenwich Road||12,400||9.0%|
|Greenwich Road to Sedgwick/Butler county line||11,900||9.9%|
|Sedgwick/Butler county line to Benton||13,100||10.2%|
|Benton to Towanda||13,500||9.5%|
|Towanda to MP 21||12,200||10.5%|
|MP 21 to K-196||14,100||8.1%|
|K-196 to I-35/Kansas Turnpike||15,300||11.3%|
|I-35/Kansas Turnpike to MP 25.4||14,100||9.6%|
|MP 25.4 to MP 25.8||15,800||9.5%|
|MP 25.8 to MP 26.1||15,000||9.2%|
|MP 26.1 to Emporia Street||12,400||11.5%|
|Emporia Street to US 54-77||9,390||17.2%|
Length: 1.195 miles
South Endpoint: North city limits of Victoria
North Endpoint: I-70/US 40 Exit 168 north of Victoria
County Served: Ellis
AADT (2019): 1,260 (11.9% truck)
K-255 was established in a May 13, 1964 Highway Commission resolution in conjunction with the designation of I-70 between Ogallah and Dorrance. The number was assigned in sequence. The road was constructed in 1966, and the adjoining section of I-70 opened on November 17, 1966.
Length: 4.989 miles
Northwest Endpoint: Junction US 56 northwest of Marion
Southeast Endpoint: Junction US 77 east of Marion
County Served: Marion
K-256 was established in a November 8, 1985 KDOT resolution along an existing county road and a portion of US 56 in Marion that had been bypassed by the construction of a new US 56 alignment to the north. The new US 56 was completed in 1986.
KDOT attempted to turn back K-256 in 2013 by offering Marion County a cash consideration, but the county declined the offer.
|US 56 to Old US 56||535||28.0%|
|Old US 56 to River Street, Marion||1,570||9.6%|
|River Street to 1st Street, Marion||2,300||7.4%|
|1st Street to Locust Avenue, Marion||5,110||3.3%|
|Locust Avenue to Thorp Street, Marion||4,800||3.1%|
|Thorp Street, Marion to MP 4.0||2,120||7.1%|
|MP 4.0 to US 77||13,500||18.4%|
Length: 0.932 miles
Historic South Endpoint: I-70/US 40 exit 175
Historic North Endpoint: South City Limits of Gorham
Historic County Served: Russell
K-257 was established in a May 13, 1964 Highway Commission resolution in conjunction with the designation of I-70 between Hays and Dorrance. The adjoining section of I-70 was opened on November 24, 1964.
K-257 was withdrawn on August 24, 2006 and turned back to Russell County for unknown consideration.
Length: 3.697 miles
South Endpoint: Webster Reservior
North Endpoint: Junction US 24 8 miles west of Stockton
County Served: Rooks
AADT (2019): 180 (19.4% truck)
K-258 was established in a June 12, 1964 Highway Commission resolution as an access road from US 24 to Webster Reservoir. It was constructed in 1965.
The junction with US 24 was originally a diamond interchange. It was reconstructed as an at-grade intersection in 2016.
Length: 0.237 miles
Historic South Endpoint: K-16 south of Onaga
Historic North Endpoint: South City Limits of Onaga
Historic County Served: Pottawatomie
K-259 was established in a May 27, 1964 Highway Commission Resolution in conjunction with the re-alignment of K-16 between Onaga and Wheaton.
K-259 was withdrawn in a July 8, 1991 KDOT resolution and turned back to Pottawatomie County.