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U.S. Highway 36 Road Closure Planned In Jewell & Republic Counties


Monday, September 16 will see the start of a road closure in eastern Jewell and western Republic Counties. US-36 will be closed at the rail road crossing one mile west of the Highway 36 and K-199 junction. Crews will be working on improvements for two days at the crossing. Eastbound traffic will be taken from the Highway 36 and K-14 ... Read More »

UPDATE: Injury Accident On US-77 South Of Waterville


Update to a story earlier today: A semi and SUV collided on US-77 south of Waterville early Tuesday morning. Just after 1:30 am, the SUV, driven by 52 year old Greig R. Olney of Manhattan had apparently drifted into the opposite lane and collided head on with the semi driven by 54 year old Douglas W. Ford of Axtell. Olney ... Read More »

Multi-Vehicle Accident Closes US-77 Overnight


US-77 south of Waterville was closed to traffic overnight for nearly 3 1/2 hours following a multi-vehicle accident involving a semi. The accident was reported around 2:15 am, between mile markers 205 and 211. No other immediate details available. US-77 was reopened to traffic this morning at 5:45 am. Read More »

K-99 near Beattie to be closed all day Sunday


All lanes of K-99 near Beattie will be closed all day Sunday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting, for a Union Pacific Railroad crossing replacement project.  A marked detour will be provided.  The detour will take you from K-99 to US 36 to US 77 to Nebraska Road 8 and then back to K-99.  Drivers should expect some ... Read More »

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


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 »

Michael Hugh Breeding Bridge Dedication Set


The Kansas Department of Transportation invites you to join us on Friday, October 12, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. for a ribbon cutting celebration for the completion of the US-77 Big Blue River Bridge Project and the sign unveiling for the 1st Lt. Michael Hugh Breeding Memorial Bridge. Event speakers include: KDOT Deputy Secretary Jerry Younger, City of Blue Rapids Mayor John Nowak, Marshall County Commissioner ... Read More »

Sheriff Searching for Stolen Farm Equipment


The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating more than $30,000 worth of stolen farm equipment, including a John Deere tractor. Sheriff Greg Riat issue a news release Tuesday stating a 2009 John Deere 4520 tractor with front loader, black Bohnert 18-foot flatbed trailer and grass seeder was stolen from the Manhattan area. The victim reported ... Read More »

US 136 Under Construction

A fog seal project will begin this week on US 136 west of Beatrice.  The Nebraska Department of Roads will be sealing the road from reference post 165 to reference post 175.  Work will take approximately five days.  Traffic may be limited to one lane and a pilot car will be used.  The speed limit will be reduced to 45 ... Read More »

K-9 Scheduled to Close Monday Afternoon

K-9 closes at 4 p.m. on Monday and will remain closed through early September 2012. This intersection reconstruction work is part of the US-77 Big Blue River bridge replacement project in Marshall County. Eastbound and westbound K-9 will be closed from the city of Frankfort to the US-77 junction to ALL through traffic. Access will be maintained for local traffic ... Read More »

K-9 Closing June 18th.

On Monday, June 18, K-9 will be closed at the US-77 junction for intersection reconstruction work. This intersection reconstruction work is part of the US-77 Big Blue River bridge replacement project in Marshall County.   Beginning on Monday, June 18 at 4:00 p.m. through early September 2012, northbound and southbound K-9 will be closed from the city of Frankfort to ... Read More »