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Dreamstime
February 10, 2019 - 3:50 pm
Kansas has trouble keeping road equipment operators from leaving for other, better-paying jobs — so much so that supervisors worry about being able to cobble together crews to clear snow after blizzards and to fill potholes quickly. For Department of Transportation leaders, the 100 percent annual...
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Dreamstime
February 09, 2019 - 2:14 am
State lawmakers want studies and research to be completed on potential passenger rail service in Kansas. Amtrak hasn't had a train stop in Wichita since the late 70s. In a list of goals released last month, the task force listed the Heartland Flyer as a possibility. Right now, the passeger railroad...
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Rodney Price - KNSS News
November 25, 2018 - 8:33 am
Gov. Jeff Colyer has issued a State of Disaster Emergency declaration for the state in response to the winter storm currently moving across Kansas. The declaration authorizes the use of state resources and personnel to assist with response and recovery operations in affected counties. The Governor'...
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September 17, 2018 - 2:35 pm
Expect some delays if you're traveling in east Wichita the next few days. From 6 a.m. Tuesday through early Thursday afternoon, travelers on East Kellogg should expect traffic delays east of Greenwich to allow bridge girders to be set over Zelta. Eastbound frontage road traffic along East Kellogg...
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Steve Boyer
August 15, 2018 - 11:55 am
Drivers on I-135 and I-235 in Wichita can expect orange cone zones today (Wednesday). KDOT says they will be performing ramp inspections on Northbound I-135 from First street to Twenty-first until 1:00 PM. Ramps in that section may be temporarily closed, but traffic is not expected to be affected...
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June 19, 2018 - 11:31 am
The first steps to improving Wichita's North Junction took place Tuesday. At the weekly Wichita city council meeting, the group hired Professional Engineering Consultants to draft a grant proposal for the North Junction Interchange. That interchange is nearly 50 years old and can't handle the...
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March 18, 2018 - 9:14 am
Beginning Monday, westbound traffic on Kellogg between Maize Road and 119th Street West will be reduced to one lane for temporary pavement work. The city of Wichita says the project will extend the north frontage road west of 111th Street and include improvements that will allow westbound to...
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Dreamstime
September 16, 2017 - 7:19 am
Wichita, Kan. (KNSS) - Here's an important traffic reminder for today. Until 5 p.m., eastbound Kellogg from Dugan to West St. will be reduced to one lane. In addition, the northbound I-235 ramp to eastbound Kellogg and the southbound I-235 ramp to eastbound Kellogg will be closed. This is being...
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Dreamstime
June 04, 2017 - 10:02 am
Wichita, Kan. (KNSS) - Beginning on Monday, the eastbound and westbound lanes of K-42 between Hoover and West Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction for pavement improvements. This work is scheduled to be completed in August. Repairs to bridge decks on two southbound I-135 bridges...
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Dreamstime
April 05, 2017 - 5:07 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - New traffic data from the Kansas Department of Transportation shows an increase in the number of work zone crashes in Kansas. In 2016 there were 2,049 crashes in Kansas work zones. That's 5.6 work zone crashes each day. In 2015, there were 1,717 crashes. Six people were...
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