News and Announcements

News Releases - 2021

KDOT launches survey to explore future transportation funding  (10/14/21)

Governor Laura Kelly Signs Agreement to Replace Topeka’s Polk-Quincy Viaduct  (10/13/21)

Kansas kids win poster/video contests, focus on improving traffic safety  (10/13/21)

Transportation technology program funding available from KDOT  (10/12/21)

KDOT announces approved September bids  (10/6/21)

KDOT joins with Board of Regents to support transportation scholarships for Kansas students  (10/5/21)

October is National Pedestrian Safety Month  (10/5/21)

Transportation, ag and technology come together in virtual HomeField Advantage Heartland Conference  (10/4/21)

Transportation Secretary Lorenz reappointed to Transportation Research Board  (9/30/21)

Burtin named KDOT’s Inspector General  (9/29/21)

Personal stories telling about lives saved, lost shared in annual safety blog series  (9/28/21)

Turner Diagonal project named national finalist for America’s Transportation Award  (9/28/21)

KDOT requesting comments on STIP amendment  (9/23/21)

Fly Kansas Air Tour schedule announced (9/20/21)

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries (9/16/21)

KDOT recognizes drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (9/14/21)

KDOT requests information for Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation Program (9/9/21)

Deadlines soon for Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day contests (9/7/21)

Taylor retires after 42 years at KDOT (9/2/21)

KDOT Secretary Lorenz takes over as President of 10-state MAASTO region (9/2/21)

Two Kansas projects take home regional America’s Transportation Awards (9/1/21)

KDOT kicks off 2021 regional Local Consult meetings (9/1/21)

KDOT announces approved August bids (8/30/21)

KDOT requesting comments on STIP amendment (8/26/21)

KDOT receives EPA diesel reduction grant to help short line railroad lower emissions (8/26/21)

KDOT and KDA to host Ag Producer Workshops (8/25/21)

KDOT’s Cost Share Program applications being accepted (8/23/21)

Labor Day warning - Drive sober or get pulled over (8/18/21)

Governor Laura Kelly Announces 10 Short Line Rail Improvement Projects (8/17/21)

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries (8/16/21)

KDOT requesting comment on draft 2022 STIP (8/12/21)

KDOT announces approved July bids (8/10/21)

KDOT kicks off 2021 Local Consult with online survey (8/6/21)

Contests aim to Put the Brakes on Fatalities (8/4/21)

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries (7/19/21)

Governor Announces $776 Million in Highway Improvement Projects Across Kansas (7/9/21)

Governor Announces U.S. 69 Expansion and Modernization Project in Johnson County (7/8/21)

Governor Announces Eight Highway Improvement Projects in Eastern Kansas (7/8/21)

Governor Announces Six Highway Improvement Projects in South Central Kansas (7/7/21)

Governor Announces Nine Highway Improvement Projects in Western Kansas (7/7/21)

Safety initiative aims to reduce impaired driving during 4th of July holiday (6/29/21)

Yorkey joins KDOT as Office of Finance and Budget Chief (6/25/21)

Longe named KDOT Performance Management Chief (6/24/21)

KDOT requesting comments on STIP amendment (6/24/21)

KDOT announces approved June bids (6/22/21)

Weirich celebrates 30 years of service at KDOT (6/17/21)

King celebrates 30 years of service at KDOT (6/17/21)

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries (6/17/21)

KDOT announces approved May bids (6/10/21)

KDOT Secretary Julie Lorenz joins national panel to discuss key growth areas for aviation sector (6/8/21)

2021 Fly Kansas Air Tour set for Sept. 23-25 (6/4/21)

Kansas Active Transportation Plan online meetings set for June 15 (6/3/21)

Wadley selected as KDOT Chief of Research (6/2/21)

Cleeves named KDOT Director of Fiscal and Asset Management  (6/1/21)

Governor announces $42 million investment in Cost Share projects statewide (5/26/21)

Who do you make it home for?  (5/20/21)

New 2021-2022 Kansas transportation maps available  (5/19/21)

KDOT announces approved April bids  (5/18/21)

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries  (5/18/21)

Governor Laura Kelly Announces 132 new Jobs in Neodesha  (5/13/21)

Governor Laura Kelly Announces 16 Counties Receive $8.5 Million for Rural Road Safety Improvements  (5/6/21)

Close calls in Kansas work zones put lives at risk  (4/26/21)

Go Orange for National Work Zone Awareness Week  (4/23/21)

KDOT requesting comments on STIP amendment  (4/21/21)

Kansas transportation safety awards announced  (4/20/21)

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries  (4/19/21)

Kansas joins national drugged driving awareness campaign  (4/16/21)

KDOT seeks public comments on draft Long Range Transportation Plan  (4/15/21)

Distracted driving campaign aims to increase safety  (4/1/21)

Driver education programs can receive financial assistance  (3/30/21)

Counties to receive funding for bridge replacement projects  (3/22/21)

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries  (3/16/21)

Governor announces completion of Lewis and Clark viaduct project  (3/15/21)

Grants to expand broadband to homes, businesses statewide  (3/15/21)

KDOT seeks applications for transit projects  (3/15/21)

KDOT announces approved February bids  (3/10/21)

KDOT’s Cost Share Program applications being accepted  (3/1/21)

Meggers retires from KDOT  (2/26/21)

New KanDrive options assist motorists in travel planning  (2/24/21)

Governor Laura Kelly, KDOT Secretary Lorenz Announce $13.5 million in Transportation Alternatives Projects Awarded Statewide  (2/18/21)

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries  (2/17/21)

KDOT delays February letting due to blackout concerns  (2/16/21)

Cold temperatures, blowing snow a concern for KDOT  (2/12/21)

Online public meetings set for Kansas Active Transportation Plan  (2/11/21)

Vogel named KDOT Chief of Maintenance  (2/10/21)

KDOT announces approved January bids  (2/5/21)

Governor Laura Kelly, KDOT to Make Key Infrastructure Investments Through $84 million in Federal Coronavirus Relief Funding  (2/4/21)

Super Bowl Sunday message: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving  (2/4/21)

Menke named KDOT Chief of Construction and Materials  (2/1/21)

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries  (1/20/21)

Bakarich named KDOT Manager of Special Projects  (1/8/21)

KDOT announces approved December bids  (1/7/21)