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Highway 36 Travel is NOT Recommended

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 »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Minutes

January 24, 2011 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Robert S. Connell and Thomas K. Holle members; and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented ... Read More »

Washington County Commission minutes

COMMISSION MINUTES, DECEMBER 13, 2010          The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, December 13, 2010 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:   Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.  Absent:  Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, due to illness.  Chairman ... Read More »

KDOT Winter Weather Information

KDOT has also released information on their use of rock salt and salt brine.  Plow operators may apply salt brine or rock salt behind them to help promote melting. However, rock salt and salt brine generally don’t work when temperatures are near or below 15° F. Rock salt can be used alone or in combination with sand to help with ... Read More »

Public meeting held concerning bridge over Highway 8

28 People attended a meeting at the Barneston village fire hall hosted by the Nebraska Department of Roads.  Greg Weinert, Public Hearings Officer from KDOT presented information concerning replacement of the Big Blue River bridge on Highway 8.  Weinert said the primary purpose of the meeting was to gather the public’s input on bridge placement.  KDOT presented two viable options. ... Read More »

Input sought on Kansas freight/rail plan

The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking input on the draft of the 2010 Statewide Freight and Passenger Rail Plan. The plan outlines efforts to provide a more efficient and cost-effective movement of people and goods to assist the state in future economic initiatives through rail transportation.       The plan also will: Establish the state’s role in the freight rail ... Read More »

PATROL PARTICIPATES IN SPECIAL THANKSGIVING TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT

  NEWS RELEASE – November 19, 2010 #2010-85 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT : Technical Trooper Tim McCool (785) 296-6800 The Kansas Highway Patrol, along with local law enforcement agencies throughout the state, will be participating in the Kansas Thanksgiving Enforcement Campaign from Monday, November 22nd through Sunday, November 28th. This Special Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) is funded by the ... Read More »

Drivers beware: deer on move

Kansas deer-vehicle collisions peak in November            The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) are warning motorists to be aware that November is historically the month when the highest number of deer-vehicle crashes occur.               According to KDWP biologist, Lloyd Fox, the increase in deer-vehicle crashes is strongly ... Read More »

Marysville City Council reviews KDOT award

Marysville City Council met on Thursday evening after they failed to have a quorum on their regular Monday meeting time.  At the August 23rd meeting the council approved the acceptance of a KDOT Transportation Enhancement Project Award from Broadway, through City Park, to Highway 77 by way of the rail bed.  According to the printed agenda item summary KDOT has ... Read More »

KanDrive and 511 provide easy access to travel information

KanDrive and 511 provide easy access to travel information             Fans traveling to football games this fall can help themselves arrive at stadiums safely and on time for kickoff by using KanDrive, KDOT’s new travel information portal, and the Kansas 511 travel information phone system.             Before you head out, by visiting KanDrive, www.kandrive.org, a one-stop gateway for travel information ... Read More »