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Two Marshall County bridges scheduled for replacement

Kansas Transportation Secretary Deb Miller has announced the addition of dozens of projects that will preserve the state’s highway infrastructure to the state’s new transportation plan for the next five years. Thirty-five of the 56 projects added to the construction schedule are bridge replacements. The estimated cost of the projects is nearly $402 million. Among the projects added for fiscal ... Read More »

Fatality accident on Highway 36

An Arizona man was killed Thursday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident in Marshall County about 15 miles west of Seneca. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 59-year-old Gary Houk of Williams, Arizona was traveling west on U.S. 36 highway when his pickup crossed the center line and struck a flatbed trailer carrying a grain cart that was being pulled by an ... Read More »

Three vehicle accident at the intersection of 11th Road and Highway 36

Marysville Police and Fire units responded to an accident at the intersection of Highway 36 and 11th Road.  According to Marysville Police Officer Ohlde a vehicle entered Highway 36 from south 11th Road.  The vehicle was struck by a west bound vehicle and the momentum from the collision carried the two vehicles into a third that was waiting in the ... Read More »

Kansas Highway Patrol introduces new teen driving program

The Kansas Highway Patrol will announce participation in a new program geared to help teens travel more safely around large trucks and commercial motor vehicles. The Teens and Trucks program was developed in Arizona by multiple public safety partners. The program was developed to address an area of driving safety not always addressed in traditional settings: driving around commercial motor ... Read More »

Motorcyclist injured in crash

DATE:  09/02/2010             LOCATION: ½ mile west of S. 134th Road on Hwy 4 TIME:  1830 Hours                OFFENSE:  Single vehicle injury accident CASE:  2010-4179           On Thursday September 2nd 2010, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office, Beatrice Rescue, and the Filley Rural Fire Department responded to a one vehicle accident that occurred approximately ½ mile west of S. 134th Road on Highway ... Read More »

Road work resumes on Highway 77

Work will resume Thursday on Highway 77 north and south of Wymore.  Nebraska Department of Roads says work will consist of concrete patching, widening and asphalt overlay.  Flaggers and Pilot cars will be used during lane closures.  Travelers should expect a 10 to 15 minute delay at flagging stations.  The 4.8 million dollar project is expected to be completed by ... Read More »

4 Marysville businesses suffer damage

August 16, 2010 Several businesses along Highway 36 suffered damage overnight Tuesday.  According to police sources Hardees was broken into.  According to Todd Ackerman, Marysville Police Chief, money and other items were taken from the restaurant.  A drive by the building revealed the side door to the drive through was covered with board.  Signs were on the doors and drive ... Read More »

Kansas Highway Patrol Checking School Buses Before School Starts

With the first day of school quickly approaching, Kansas Highway Patrol troopers are assisting school districts throughout the state in assuring that students arrive to and from their destinations safely. Troopers are inspecting school buses from now until the beginning of the school session to make sure the vehicles will load, transport, and unload students safely. Buses and other vehicles ... Read More »

KDOT Awards June Projects; Largest Construction Lettings Ever

Contracts have been awarded for 85 construction projects included in one of the largest monthly lettings ever by the Kansas Department of Transportation. The large number of projects included in the June letting is attributed to T-WORKS, the comprehensive transportation program passed by the 2010 Kansas Legislature. Seventy of the projects totaling millions of dollars were suspended in March due ... Read More »

K-99 Highway To Close Tuesday North of Beattie

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 »