WICHITA, Kan. - The second phase of the Intelligent Transportation System is underway, with new cameras being installed along a northeast Wichita highway.
Tom Hein, spokesperson for the Kansas Department of Transportation, said work began this week on the project that will add seven new cameras to a stretch of K-96 east of I-135.
Hein said that area sees about 65,000 vehicles a day, which is less traffic than locations where cameras were installed during the first phase. The project started in 1999, but the first cameras and electronic signs weren’t installed until 2011. According to Hein, other phases of the project begin when new funding is approved by the state. Plans are already in place to install new cameras and signs next year in other parts of the city.