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K-99 Highway To Close Tuesday North of Beattie

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On Tuesday, July 13, northbound and southbound K-99 will be closed just east and north of Beattie approximately 4 miles (at milepost 225.7) for culvert replacement work. K-99 will close beginning at 8:00 a.m. and will reopen to all traffic at 5:00 p.m. the same day. Advance message boards will alert drivers to the roadway closure. No marked detours will ... Read More »

Three Vehicle Accident Near Belleville

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An accident at a highway construction site just east of Belleville sent 3-people to the hospital late Wednesday afternoon. 16-year old Tanner J. Allen, 21-year old Mason L. Ruft, and 12-year old Payton Ruft were all taken to the Republic County Hospital in Belleville. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol Accident Report, a 2008 Jeep driven by 56-year old Annette ... Read More »

Kansas woman cited in injury accident

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DATE: June 22, 2010        LOCATION: Highway 77 and Highway 8 Intersection      TIME: 0844 Hours                  OFFENSE: Injury Accident          CASE: 2010-2850                   On Tuesday, June 22, 2010, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office and Wymore Fire and Rescue responded to a two vehicle injury accident which occurred at the intersection of Highway 77 and Highway 8. A 1998 Plymouth Voyager driven by 46 ... Read More »

Nebraska man killed in collision in Gage County

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On Tuesday, June 22, 2010, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office and Beatrice Rural Fire and Rescue responded to a two vehicle injury accident which occurred on Highway 4 approximately ½ mile west of Southwest 117th. A 2003 Ford F-350 pulling a flatbed trailer driven by 63 year old Alan C. Seeley of rural Jansen, Nebraska, was driving eastbound on Highway ... Read More »

Governor Signs Transportation Program Bill

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An $8.2-billion transportation program, that’s what will be created by Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson’s stroke of the pen yesterday in a ceremony at a municipal airport hanger in Topeka. The program will rely on revenues from a recently passed sales tax increase. The legislation authorizes up to $1.7-billion in bonds over the program’s 10-year life. The Governor said the measure ... Read More »

$86.5 Million Transportation Plan Back on Track

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Eighty-four preservation projects totaling $86.5 million that were suspended in March due to budget cuts are back on track thanks to passage of the comprehensive transportation program T-WORKS. The $8.2 billion program was recently passed by the 2010 Kansas Legislature. One major T-WORKS component was highway preservation where $4.6 billion will go toward ensuring every mile of Kansas highway will ... Read More »

KDOT: Too Many Close Calls In Highway Work Zones

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Close calls happen all too often in highway work zones. “A lady was coming through our work zone on I-70 and she was wiping out all our traffic cones,” said Tony Trower, Highway Maintenance Supervisor in Topeka. “When I got her stopped, she was just 10 feet away from going around the equipment where our employees were working.” Trower has ... Read More »

Kansas Highway Patrol Releases 2009 Annual Report

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Colonel Terry Maple, Superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol, released the agency’s 2009 Annual Report today. The report includes statistical information, department descriptions, and highlights the agency’s activities during 2009. The Annual Report features the Patrol’s service to others including citizens in the state, travelers on the roads, and other organizations, both in the public and private sectors. Thank you notes received by the agency are ... Read More »

Diller man cited in injury accident

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On Friday, March 5, 2010 at approximately 1303 hours, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office and Adam Fire and Rescue responded to a three vehicle injury accident located 300 feet west of South 120th Road on US East Highway 41.   47 year old Allen T. Lee of Miami, Oklahoma was driving a 2005 Freightliner with a trailer.  He was stopped ... Read More »

Clay Center woman injured in roll-over accident

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News DATE:  2-14-10            LOCATION:  Hwy 77 and Chestnut Rd  TIME:  1755 hrs               OFFENSE:  One vehicle rollover accident        CASE:  2010-0632                On February 14, 2010, Beatrice Communications received a report of a one vehicle rollover accident on Highway 77 by Chestnut Road.  Teresa Yarrow, 46 of Clay Center, KS was traveling northbound in a 2000 Ford Ranger.  Yarrow lost control of the ... Read More »