A judge this afternoon has granted Maize USD 266's temporary restraining order, placing a stop to a planned road closure along the access road from Maize Road to Maize South Elementary School.
The court order mandates that the city of Wichita and developer not proceed as planned for now. The road closure was scheduled to begin Monday and last approximately six weeks. Judge William Woolley of the 18th Judicial District Court granted the temporary restraining order, which delays the planned project. Maize USD 266 understands that the developer first will build a road from 37th Street North to Maize South Elementary School. We expect that work to begin immediately. This will provide additional access to the school to maintain the current level of access now available. The finalization of that new temporary road will allow for the planned access road construction to begin.
Citing significant concerns involving safety and logistics, the district on Monday took legal action and filed action seeking the temporary restraining order against the city of Wichita and the developer involved with the plan.
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We at Maize Schools thank our community for the continued support. The district will continue to work toward the best - and safest - solution for our students, employees, and community.
The district will provide further communication about road construction and traffic patterns. In the meantime, please check www.usd266.com for additional information as updates are available.