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Highway 77 Road Work delayed to this week

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Due to weather delays last week, the U.S. 77 resurfacing project did not begin work until Monday, May 6. Crews are beginning resurfacing work in the middle of the nearly 12-mile project and moving north to the Kansas/Nebraska state line then heading back south. Read More »

Section of Highway 36 to have Crack Repair done

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The Kansas Department of Transportation announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas at a letting that took place on March 20 in Topeka. In Washington County, 4.3 miles of Highway 36 will have crack repair done by Missouri Pavement Maintenance, Inc. of Independence, MO for $40,800. This stretch of road will be from east of ... Read More »

Highway 36 Celebrates 100 Years of Service

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U.S. Highway 36 is celebrating it’s 100th anniversary this week. The U.S. 36 Association contingent were in Topeka on Thursday, the 100th anniversary date of the beginning of Highway 36, originally named the Rock Island Highway because it ran parallel to the Rock Island Railroad for several miles. C.F. Travelute of Marysville was one of the original board members. Chad ... Read More »

No major accidents reported in Marshall County during storm

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There were no major accidents reported during the snowstorm Thursday in Marshall County. Two accidents did occur, one just west of Home City on Highway 36, however no major injuries were reported. Marysville reported about 5.5 inches of snow, that after forecasts earlier in the week were thinking we could see upwards of two feet!! Read More »

REMINDER: Highway 36 to be closed Monday into Tuesday

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A reminder that Highway 36 will be closed in Home City on Monday morning, starting at 7 am thru Tuesday evening at 5 pm, weather permitting, for rail replacement by the Union Pacific.  A detour has been set up, running from K-99 to K-9 to U.S. 77 and back to U.S. 36.  Drivers must use the alternate route during the ... Read More »

Highway sign replacement to begin soon

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On Tuesday, January 22, a highway signing replacement project will begin covering U.S. 36 in Doniphan, Brown, Nemaha, and Marshall Counties, K-87 and K-178 in Nemaha County, and K-120 in Doniphan County. Project work includes the removal and replacement of various highway signing. Work will take place during daylight hours, Monday through Friday, with some occasional Saturday work. The majority ... Read More »

Highway 77 and K-9 intersection and bridge now open!

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PROJECT UPDATE! As of 11:00 a.m. TODAY, Wednesday, October 24, the new US-77 Big Blue River Bridge is NOW OPEN to traffic in Marshall County. In addition, the reconstructed K-9 and K-77 intersection is NOW OPEN to traffic. Traffic will be directed the remainder of the day through the project work zone via a flagger and pilot car operation as ... Read More »

Highway 36 Treasure Hunt Reported as a Huge Success.

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According to Vendors and Buyers the Highway 36 Treasure Hunt was a huge success.  Marysville boasted 66 garage sales and many other vendors who set up their displays along the Highway 36 corridor.  Washington County had over 30 garage sales listed and vendors filled the limestone barn at the fairgrounds. According to several Vendors sales were brisk on Thursday with ... Read More »

Eight Teens Injured in Accident

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Eight teenagers were injured Saturday when the vehicle they were driving in left the road, struck an embankment, and rolled onto its driver’s side. The Nemaha County Sheriff’s Department reported that 17 year old Kayla Reed of Nemaha was driving an SUV on Highway 67, just south of Highway 136. Officials believe the vehicle went off the right side of ... Read More »

Highway 36 Treasure Hunt coming thru the area

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The Highway 36 Treasure Hunt will be rolling through Nemaha, Marshall, and Washington Counties this weekend.  City Wide Garage Sales are planned in Marysville and Washington with maps available at convenience stores and grocery stores in both towns.  There are 66 garage sales listed on the map in Marysville and 45 garage sales on the map in Washington.  There will ... Read More »