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Kansas 10
Westbound

Kansas 10 connects Interstate 70 near Lecompton to Lawrence and Kansas City. Except for its section in Lawrence, Kansas 10 is a freeway.

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Eastbound

Westbound

Westbound
The first four exits of Kansas 10 westbound serve the city of
Lenexa. About 42,000 people call the city home.
(Photo
taken 5/21/05)
The first exit is at Renner Boulevard in 1/4 mile. Traffic from
Interstate 435 South prepares to merge onto Kansas 10.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Renner Boulevard. The first
Kansas 10 assurance shield also appears here.
(Photo
taken 5/21/05)

K-10 West at Renner Blvd. exit. (Top photo taken 7/1/03,
bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
The speed limit increases to 70 as Kansas 10 West nears
the diamond interchange at Ridgeview Road.
(Photo
taken 5/21/05)

K-10 West at Ridgeview Road exit. (Top photo taken 7/1/03,
bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Woodland Road, one-quarter
mile. Kansas 7 is 2 1/4 miles ahead.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)

K-10 West at Woodland Road exit. (Top photo taken 7/1/03,
bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Kansas 7 - 1 3/4 miles. A
cloverleaf interchange is in place for the movements
between the state highways.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Mileage sign on Kansas 10 West, 3/4 mile west of Kansas 7.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Kansas 7 North - 1/2 mile.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
If Shawnee is your destination, use Kansas 7 North. (Photo
taken 5/21/05)
The Ernie Miller Nature Center & Park is located in Olathe
just a few minutes south of Kansas 10.
(Photo taken
5/21/05)

K-10 West at K-7 North - Bonner Springs exit. (Top photo
taken 7/1/03, bottom photo taken 5/21/05)

K-10 West at K-7 South - Olathe exit. (Top photo taken
7/1/03, bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 takes on a more rural feel as it leaves Kansas 7
behind. This mileage sign provides a summary of the rest
of Kansas 10. Lawrence is 20 miles ahead.
(Photo taken
5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Cedar Creek Parkway -
1/2 mile. The exit leads to one of the more upscale
neighborhoods of this area.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)

K-10 West at Cedar Creek Parkway exit. (Top photo taken
7/1/03, bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
Use either of the next two exits (Kill Creek Road or Lexington
Avenue) to DeSoto, population 4,858.
(Photo taken
5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Kill Creek Road - 1 mile.
The overpass ahead is Corliss Road.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Partially cut off view of the 1/2 mile guide sign for Kill Creek
Road. The road is named after the creek located near the
road.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)

K-10 West at Kill Creek Road exit. (Top photo taken 7/1/03,
bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Lexington Avenue - 1 mile.
This exit has the only McDonald's along Kansas 10 between
Lawrence and Lenexa.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West as it crosses Kill Creek. In the opposite
direction, the sign says Kill Creek Creek.
(Photo taken
5/21/05)
The golden arches appear on the horizon as the 1/2 mile
guide sign for Lexington Avenue comes into view.
(Photo
taken 5/21/05)

K-10 West at Lexington Avenue exit. (Top photo taken 7/1/03,
bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
Two cities remain along Kansas 10 West, Eudora (six miles)
and Lawrence (12 miles).
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Edgerton Road - 1 mile.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Edgerton Road - 1/2 mile.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)

K-10 West at Edgerton Road exit. (Top photo taken 7/1/03,
bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Evening Star Road -
1 1/4 miles. This is the final westbound exit in Johnson
County.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Evening Star Road - 1/2
mile.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)

K-10 West at Evening Star Road exit. (Top photo taken
7/1/03, bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
As Kansas 10 West prepares to enter Douglas County,
the first guide sign for Douglas County 442 appears.
The county road is also N 1400 Road.
(Photo taken
5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Douglas County 442 -
1/2 mile.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)

K-10 West at CR-442 - N 1400 Rd. exit. (Top photo taken
7/1/03, bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
A van blocks the 1 1/4 mile advance signage for Douglas
County 1061. The blue silo on the right is a sign for the
Intech Business Park located in Eudora. (Photo taken
5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Douglas County 1061 -
1/2 mile.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)

K-10 West at CR-1061 - Church St./E 2200 Rd. exit. (Top
photo taken 7/1/03, bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
The final mileage sign on Kansas 10 West, five miles east
of Lawrence.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Only seven more miles to the University of Kansas museums
of Natural History, Art & Anthropology.
(Photo taken
5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Douglas County 1057 and
E 1900 Road - 1 mile.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Douglas County 1057 -
1/2 mile.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
K-10 West at CR-1057/E 1900 Rd. exit. (Top photo taken
7/1/03, bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
The speed limit falls from 70 to 65 as the freeway transitions
into a four-lane expressway. The expressway is short-lived,
as it becomes a four lane arterial through Lawrence.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Douglas County 442.
The county road runs along a former route of Kansas 10.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West at Douglas County 442 East. (Photo
taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West at E 1650 Road. The Lawrence police
department set up a speed trap in the eastbound lanes to
catch those speeding up to 70 sooner than the signs say so.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West at E 1600 Road. (Photo taken
5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West reaches the city limits of Lawrence.
The city is home to 82,120, and many of them are because
of the University of Kansas. The university is located less
than a mile north of Kansas 10 near U.S. 59.
(Photo taken
5/21/05)
The first stoplight encountered on Kansas 10 West is at
Harper Street.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching U.S. 59. The state highway
will take a left turn and will share one and a half miles with
U.S. 59.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching U.S. 59. This is the first
indication that through Kansas 10 traffic is to turn here.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)

K-10 West at U.S. 59 in Lawrence. K-10 heads to the south
for a bit before heading back to the west. (Top photo taken
7/1/03, bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
U.S. 59 South and Kansas 10 West assurance shields
just south of Kansas 10 East.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
U.S. 59 South and Kansas 10 West at Kansas 10 West.
This is the only signage at the intersection. The overpass
ahead will eventually carry Kansas 10 over U.S. 59 once
the South Lawrence Trafficway is completed. That is, if
it is built in the first place.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West assurance shield just west of U.S. 59.
The highway spends its final nine miles as a two-lane
highway, with interchanges at Clinton Parkway and U.S. 40.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West at Kasold Drive. Kasold is a major
north-south arterial through west Lawrence.
(Photo taken
5/21/05)
A stoplight is located at the Kansas 10 intersection with
27th Street and Wakarusa Drive.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Clinton Parkway - 1/2 mile.
The parkway runs just to the right of the hill.
(Photo taken
5/21/05)
Use Clinton Parkway west to Clinton Lake. (Photo taken
5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West at Clinton Parkway. From here, the
state highway curves northward and will continue on a
northerly track until Interstate 70.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West assurance shield just north of Clinton
Parkway. The next interchange is two miles ahead at
U.S. 40.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West at N 1500 Road. (Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching U.S. 40 - 1/2 mile. The
state capital of Kansas, Topeka, is less than 20 miles
west of Kansas 10.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West at U.S. 40 - Lawrence/Topeka. (Photo
taken 5/21/05)
The final Kansas 10 westbound assurance shield is
located just past U.S. 40. Interstate 70 is two miles ahead.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Interstate 70/Kansas
Turnpike - 1/2 mile. The Kansas Turnpike is 224 miles
long and carries parts of Interstates 35, 70, and 470, and
all of Interstate 335.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West approaching Interstate 70 East. A
partial cloverleaf is in place here, with all movements
taking place in the southwest and northeast quadrants.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West at Interstate 70 East. (Photo taken
5/21/05)
An end Kansas 10 shield assembly appears as the
state highway prepares to go over Interstate 70. The
ramp to Interstate 70 West departs to the right.
(Photo
taken 5/21/05)
Kansas 10 West at Interstate 70 West - Topeka. Take a
right here, continue following Interstate 70, and you will
reach Colorado in just 380 miles. In that same amount of
miles, following the Kansas Turnpike south and west will
take you through Kansas and most of Oklahoma.
(Photo
taken 5/21/05)

Kansas 10 West officially ends at Interstate 70, but the
road itself continues a bit longer to Douglas County 438,
as these pictures show. A detour was in place for
Douglas County 1029 along Douglas County 438 west.
(Photos taken 5/21/05)

Page created: August 21, 2005
Last updated: August 21, 2005