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KDOT Plans Coon Creek Bridge Closure

The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has started the process to close the Coon Creek Bridge on Highway 9 one mile west of Waterville.  The closure will take place in 2014 and last approximately six months.  The latest KDOT plans do not include a sho-fly and no detour has been designated.  The sho-fly is an alternate road at the site ... Read More »

Poster contest aims to Put the Brakes on Fatalities

The deadline is just two weeks away for kids ages 5 to 13 in Kansas to enter artwork for a statewide poster contest focusing on Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day. All entries must be postmarked by Friday, Sept. 2 Three statewide winners will receive family packages at the Great Wolf Lodge and also $50 gas cards from QuikTrip Corporation. ... Read More »

Kansas Traveler Information Map To Be Tested

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 »

KDOT Resources To Be Unavailable To Public Wednesday & This Weekend

Maintenance activities will cause interruption to KDOT’s websites and phone services Wednesday and again this weekend. On Wednesday, from approximately 8 a.m. until noon, the 511 Map website (http://511.ksdot.org), will display only the base map due to computer maintenance. While the site will be publicly accessible, none of the information (construction, road conditions, and camera and electronic sign views) will ... Read More »

KDOT Adds Flood Information Page to Website

A new regional Missouri River flood information page has been added to the KDOT website. The site can be accessed directly at www.ksdot.org/flood.asp or from KDOT’s home page, www.ksdot.org, KanDrive, www.kandrive.org, or directly from the 511 Map at http://511.ksdot.org. With roads closed due to flooding in Kansas as well as Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa, the site provides information for all ... Read More »

KDOT Traveler Information Service Prepares For Winter Travel

Kansas Secretary of Transportation Deb Miller announced today improvements to KDOT’s traveler information services in advance of the winter/holiday travel season. An enhanced 511 Mobile application is now available at http://511mm.ksdot.org. The free 511 Mobile site now provides map, camera and electronic message sign views, road conditions, work zone and event information and links to weather.  The site is accessible ... Read More »