K-53 (Kansas highway)

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K-53 marker

Route information
Maintained by KDOT
Length6.177 mi[1] (9.941 km)
Major junctions
West end US-81 west of Peck
  I-35 / Kansas Turnpike near the Kansas Star Casino
East end K-15 in Mulvane
Highway system
  • Kansas State Highway System

K-53 is a state highway in Sumner County, Kansas. It runs from U.S. Route 81 east to Interstate 35 (the Kansas Turnpike, exit 33), before ending at K-15 in Mulvane. It has a total length of 6.18 miles (9.95 km).

Route Description[edit]

K-53 begins at US-81 on the SedgwickSumner county line. It heads east past I-35 (Kansas Turnpike), straddling the county line until it crosses the Arkansas River. Then it turns southeast into Mulvane, remaining entirely in Sumner County the remainder of its length. After briefly curving east as Bridge Street, the highway turns northwest onto 1st Street, then east onto Main Street. It ends at an interchange with K-15 on the east end of town.[2]

Major junctions[edit]

county line
0.0000.000 US-81 – Wellington, WichitaWestern terminus; road continues west as 119th Street South
0.6[2]0.97 To I-35 / Kansas TurnpikeAccess via connector road; exit 33 on I-35/Kansas Tpke.
SumnerMulvane6.1779.941 K-15 – WinfieldInterchange; eastern terminus; road continues east as 119th Street South
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
  •       Tolled


  1. ^ a b Staff (2016). "Pavement Management Information System". Kansas Department of Transportation. Retrieved April 22, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Overview of K-53". Google Maps. Google, Inc. Retrieved September 3, 2016.