About 40 members of the public concerned about recent heavy flooding in and around Riverton met with members of the KDOT staff to discuss their concerns. The residents claimed that a newly constructed KDOT bridge was the cause of the floods. The KDOT staff offered other explanations and answered numerous questions.
Planners, officials, and interested members of the public met to focus on access and planning issues. In Pittsburg the meeting focused primarily on the hoped-for bypass. In Ottawa the main concern was about development and access along K-68.
US-160 Highway Issues (Longton- June 27, 2000)
The district engineer met with officials and members of the public to discuss the community's concerns along the highway. The district engineer took the comments and concerns he heard to the KDOT officials in Topeka.
Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee (Ft. Scott-August 2000)
The District Engineer met with a group made up of local officials and members of the community to discuss the construction schedules for different segments of construction on US-69. The group also discussed concerns about US-54.
Caney Bypass Meeting (Summer 2000)
The District Engineer met with the mayor of Caney and various city officials about KDOT's plans to bypass Caney.
Monthly Radio Spot
Each month the District Engineer is featured on the "Talkline" program on KGGF-AM, Coffeyville/Fredonia. During these segments the District Engineer addresses various transportation issues in southeast Kansas. Each spot lasts about 20-25 minutes.
To request an alternative accessible format of a KDOT publication, please contact Transportation Information:
Eisenhower Building - 700 SW Harrison, 2nd Floor West, Topeka, KS, 66603-3745, or (785) 296-3585 (Voice)/Hearing Impaired - 711.