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Semi Hits Train East of Seneca

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A semi-tractor trailer struck a train at a railroad crossing on U.S. 36 Highway just east of Seneca injuring three Springfield, Missouri residents. The accident occurred Saturday at approximately 4:15 in the morning. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a semi driven by 34-year-old Marcus Andrew Taylor was traveling west and didn‘t see the railroad crossing lights due to the fog. ... Read More »

Work Begins on Highway 77 Bridge

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On Tuesday, August 9, a bridge replacement project began on US-77 over the Big Blue River located one-half mile east of the city of Blue Rapids in Marshall County. The new bridge and realigned US-77 roadway will be built just east of the existing bridge and highway, along with a portion of K-9 that will be realigned to tie into ... Read More »

Construction Begins On New US-77 Bridge Over Big Blue River in Blue Rapids

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On Tuesday, August 9, a bridge replacement project began on US-77 over the Big Blue River located one-half mile east of the city of Blue Rapids in Marshall County. The new bridge and realigned US-77 roadway will be built just east of the existing bridge and highway, along with a portion of K-9 that will be realigned to tie into ... Read More »

Two Injured in Highway 77 Accident

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On August 5, 2011 at approximately 1540 hours, Gage County Communications advised of a two vehicle injury accident at the intersection of Highway 77 and Maple Road. It was determined that a 1995 pickup, driven by Paul D Nielson of Wymore, was attempting to turn east onto Maple Road when he was struck by Jeremy J Lindner 29 of Del ... Read More »

Kansas Traveler Information Map To Be Tested

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It won’t be snowing Friday, but the 511 Traveler Information Map (511.ksdot.org) may look like a blizzard is covering the state. The 511 Map will undergo a live simulation test beginning Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, to test its ability to handle information requests when the entire state highway system has snow and ice conditions. During the test, all the highways ... Read More »

Semi Accident on Highway 77 sends 1 to hospital.

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The Kansas Highway Patrol worked a semi accident on Hwy 77 about a tenth of a mile north of hwy 36 Wednesday afternoon. According to the report, the semi was northbound on Hwy 77 when the driver lost control of the truck, entered the east ditch and went down the embankment, striking the creek bed at the base of the ... Read More »

Semi Blocks Highway

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Highway 15 South of Washington was closed this morning when a semi suffered a mechanical malfunction and blocked both lanes of traffic. Traffic was rerouted through the Bruna Implement Dealer. The highway was cleared and opened to traffic after just a short period of time. Read More »

ATV Accident in Miltonvale

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A Clay Center man involved in an ATV accident last Friday afternoon at a rural Miltonvale residence is described as being in critical condition. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol accident report, 34-year old Corey Lee Doza was riding an ATV on a private drive at 1881 Cherokee Road when it overturned and he was thrown off. Doza was taken ... Read More »

Barneston Bridge Officially Complete

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An $850,000 bridge project south of Barneston is officially complete. Gage County Highway Superintendent Marlin Kliewer said the department received notice to proceed with the 95-day project on Aug. 22, 2010. Work on the project began in January 2011 and the finishing touches to the project were completed on June 6. The new bridge has no weight limit. Read More »

Highway 36 Travel is NOT Recommended

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The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) is recommending an alternate route for travelers wishing to travel on US Highway 36 through northeast Kansas until July 1st. US-36 is not recommended as an alternate route through northeast Kansas due to existing construction projects and lane closures. The recommended route through northeast Kansas for this weekend is as follows: • For southbound ... Read More »