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KDOT reminds drivers of work zone safety

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The Kansas Department of Transportation brought attention to the hazards at road work zones Tuesday. The event was part of the National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, a program aimed at making drivers more cautious when driving near construction sites. Last year, five people were killed and 490 were injured in work zone crashes here in Kansas. KDOT has also ... Read More »

KDOT: Too Many Close Calls In Highway Work Zones

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Close calls happen all too often in highway work zones. “A lady was coming through our work zone on I-70 and she was wiping out all our traffic cones,” said Tony Trower, Highway Maintenance Supervisor in Topeka. “When I got her stopped, she was just 10 feet away from going around the equipment where our employees were working.” Trower has ... Read More »

Washington County Board Minutes

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The Board of Washington County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, March 29, 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, Chairman, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Chairman Helms called the meeting to order with prayer. County ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Meeting Minutes

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COMMISSION MINUTES, FERUARY 8, 2010 The Board of Washington County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, February 8, 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, Chairman, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Absent: Alison Mueller, 1st District ... Read More »

Marysville City Council seeking bids for 11th Road Project

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The Council unanimously approved beginning the bidding process for the improvement of 11th Road South from Highway 36.  The improvements will include the removing 630 feet of the old chip and seal street, replacing that area with a 9” concrete paved road, and work on the water lines in the area.  The preliminary cost estimate for the improvements is between ... Read More »

KDOT Launches KanDrive, a One-Stop Shop For Roadway Information

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How are road conditions east of Topeka on I-70? Is there a traffic accident slowing my evening commute? Where are work zones on Kansas highways? These are some of the questions that drivers can find answers to, thanks to KanDrive (http://www.KanDrive.org). KanDrive, operated by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), connects travelers to helpful, relevant information to plan safe, enjoyable ... Read More »

Veterans Legislation

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With Veteran’s Day just around the corner, the U.S. Congress is working on legislation that will improve work training opportunities for unemployed veterans. First District Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran, a senior member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, has cast his vote to send H.R. 1168, the Veterans Retraining Act, out of committee and to the full House for a ... Read More »

Highway K-99 to close for rail crossing work

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Weather permitting, on Friday/Saturday, September 25-26, K-99 will be closed in two different locations in Marshall County for Union Pacific railroad crossing repair projects. Marked detours will be provided for both closures. K-99 will first close to all traffic at the crossing located northwest of the City of Axtell between Granite Road and Harvest Road beginning at 8:00 a.m. on ... Read More »