Gov. Laura Kelly announced 16 projects that secured a chunk of $12 million allocated to this round of KDOT’s cost-share program, including $282,000 for pedestrian crossing improvements at U.S. 56 Highway.
KDOT is beginning work on a project to create a diverging diamond interchange at Sixth Street (U.S. Highway 40) and Kansas Highway 10. Work is expected to be complete by the end of 2024.
Rock salt saves lives by helping tires grip icy roads. It avoids broken bones when homeowners use it on slick surfaces. But it also costs Americans billions in corroding cars and bridges. It adds so much sodium to drinking water in some places that it can affect people’s health.
Following an abrupt closure when a sinkhole was discovered Saturday evening, County Road 458 has reopened to traffic, according to a tweet from Douglas County Tuesday afternoon.
As Interstate 70 exits Kansas and enters Missouri, a tight right-angle curve is a site of many accidents over the years, Leo Eilts has witnessed.
The community is invited to a meeting to learn about planned changes to the Wakarusa interchange with Kansas Highway 10.
Some community leaders are raising red flags over a City of Lawrence and Douglas County plan to build a road extension that they say “helps no one and harms wildlife.”
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