May 14, 2012
As of 930 am K-18 is open in both directions.
Due to a fatality traffic accident on K-18 between Miller Parkway and Scenic Drive, both lanes of traffic are closed for an unknown amount of time. Travelers wanting to get to or from Manhattan from the south should use Exit 313 (K-177s) on I-70 (avoid exit 303). Travelers needing to get to the Manhattan Airport from Manhattan (westbound traffic) should use Scenic Drive.
The accident is being investigated by the Kansas Highway Patrol. All inquiries should be directed toward:
Public Resource Officer
Master Trooper Ben Gardner
Kansas Highway Patrol