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South Central News Releases - 2018

Crack repairs to U.S. 50 in Reno County scheduled to begin Dec. 4 (11/27/18)

Asphalt crack repairs scheduled to begin Nov. 26 in Reno County (11/21/18)

Crack repairs on K-14 scheduled to begin Nov. 28 in Rice County (11/21/18)

Crack repairs on K-61 scheduled to start Nov. 26 (11/19/18)

Bridge replacement over Arkansas River scheduled to start Nov. 28 (11/19/18)

U.S. 54 closed in Wellsford due to crash (11/14/18)

Portion of U.S. 281 closed in Pratt (11/14/18)

Crack seal project scheduled to start Nov. 1 in Pawnee County (10/29/18)

Asphalt crack repairs scheduled to begin Oct. 26 (10/22/18)

Repairs to K-196 bridge over K-254 scheduled to begin Oct. 22 (10/15/18)

Portion of K-55 in Sumner County closed due to flooding (10/10/18)

Portion of U.S. 81 closed due to flooding (10/10/18)

K-14 closed south of Lyons due to flooding (10/10/18)

Portion of U.S. 81 closed due to flooding (10/10/18)

U.S. 281 closed from Blood Creek bridge to south of Hoisington city limit (10/9/18)

Crack repair project scheduled for U.S. 166 in Sumner County (10/2/18)

Repairs to I-135 bridge in Newton scheduled to begin Sept. 24 (9/20/18)

Crack repair projects scheduled to start Sept. 25 in Pawnee and Stafford counties (9/19/18)

Crack seal project scheduled to start Sept. 19 on U.S. 56 in Barton County (9/17/18) 

Project on K-196 scheduled to begin Sept. 17 (9/13/18)

Project on K-156 in Barton County scheduled to begin Sept. 17 (9/10/18)

Work planned on U.S 56 in Pawnee County (9/10/18)

Bridge repairs scheduled in Kiowa County (9/4/18)

Barber, Harper county bridge, mill and overlay projects scheduled to start Sept. 4 (8/24/18)

Bridge on U.S. 50 over I-135 scheduled to close Aug. 27 for repairs (8/21/18)

Crack repairs scheduled on U.S. 160 (8/20/18)

Crews testing pavement strength next week in Harper, Kingman, Sedgwick and Sumner counties (7/20/18)

Crews testing pavement strength in Barton, Pawnee counties (7/16/18)

Bridge work on U.S. 50 over I-135 scheduled to begin July 16 (7/5/18)

Milling and overlay work starts on U.S. 183 in Pawnee County (7/2/18)

Harvest time: Share the road with farmers (6/19/18)

Work on K-96 in Rush County to start June 20 (6/14/18)

Political signs not allowed on highway right of way (6/14/18)

Work on U.S. 54 in Pratt scheduled to start June 14 (6/13/18)

Project on K-4 in Rush County scheduled to begin June 6 (5/31/18)

Crews to remove bridge on U.S. 54 in Butler County (5/23/18)

Work on U.S. 50 in Harvey County to start May 14 (5/7/18)

Pavement repairs on U.S. 50 to begin May 7 (5/2/18)

Cowley State Fishing Lake open (4/30/18)

KDOT announces approved April bids (4/30/18)

Guard rail work planned to begin April 30 on U.S. 54 (4/23/18)

Railroad crossing repairs planned on U.S. 183 (4/13/18)

Work to begin April 23 on U.S. 50 (4/13/18)

Project at Cowley County State Fishing Lake to start April 30 (4/13/18)

KDOT announces approved March bids (4/10/18)

Milling and overlay project on K-53 to start April 16 (4/10/18)

KDOT plans open house and job fair April 13 in Hutchinson (4/2/18)

Make a difference - Adopt a highway (4/2/18)

Work to start next week on U.S. 77 (3/28/18)

Bridge guardrail work scheduled in Butler County (3/20/18)

U.S. 77 to close south of Augusta for railroad crossing repairs (3/12/18)

Work to start March 19 on K-14/K-96 (3/7/18)

South Central News Releases - 2017

U.S. 56 project in Kinsley to start in January (12/21/17)

K-196 reopens in Butler County (12/14/17)

U.S. 54/400 railroad crossing repairs east of Pratt set to begin (10/03/17)

Sumner County K-49 milling and overlay to begin (09/01/17)

Pavement testing in Kiowa and Pratt counties to begin (08/25/17)

U.S. 56 milling and overlay from Ellinwood to Lyons to begin (08/11/17)

Pavement testing in Kingman and Reno counties to begin (08/07/17)

I-135 bridge repair starts July 31 in Harvey County (07/28/17)

U.S. 160 milling and overlay from Medicine Lodge to Barber/Harper county line to begin (07/28/17)

Pavement testing in Butler, Reno and Sedgwick counties to begin (07/28/17)

K-14 Highway in Nickerson Closing for Nickerson Klear Nearly Days Parade (07/20/17)

US-160 Milling and Overlay from Winfield to Cowley/Elk County Line to Begin (07/13/17)

US-81 Grading and Surfacing Project in Wellington to Begin (07/13/17)

WICHway traffic alerts available by text or email (07/10/17)

US-50 Asphalt Overlay from Kinsley to Edwards/Stafford County Line to Begin (06/30/17)

US-281 Asphalt Overlay from Medicine Lodge to Barber/Pratt County Line to Begin (06/23/17)

MAGIC Camp Shows Girls New Career Opportunities (06/19/17)

US-160, US-166, and K-15 Pavement Testing in Cowley and Sumner Counties (06/16/17)

US-54 Surfacing Project from Ford/Kiowa County Line East to Greensburg to Begin (06/09/17)

Milling and Overlay to Begin on US-56 From Kinsley to Larned (06/02/17)

US-56 Highway in Larned Closing for Santa Fe Trail Days Celebration (06/02/17)

Overlay Project on US-54 South of El Dorado to Begin (05/17/17)

Milling and Overlay on US-400 East of Leon to Begin (05/01/17)

Milling and Overlay on K-61 Highway to Resume in Pratt and Reno Counties (03/21/17)

Reno County US-50 Highway Bridge Project Set to Begin (03/14/17)

Harper County Bridge Replacements on US-160 Highway Set to Begin (03/14/17)

Kiowa County Bridge Replacement Project on US-183 Highway Set to Begin (03/07/17)

US-54 Crack Seal Project East of Kingman to Begin (03/01/17)

K-11 Crack Seal Project South of Arlington to Begin (02/23/17)

Butler County Bridge Replacement Project on K-196 Highway Set to Begin (02/22/17)

US-50/US-281 Roundabout Field Survey Proceeds in Stafford County (02/10/17)

Bridge Replacements Will Detour K-196 Highway in Butler County (02/10/17)

South Central News Releases - 2016

Upcoming Bridge Replacements Will Detour K-196 Highway in Butler County (12/29/16)

K-11 Kingman and Reno Counties Crack Seal Project to Begin (12/02/16)

US-54 Crack Seal Project East of El Dorado to Begin (11/03/16)

K-49 Bridge Closing North of Caldwell (10/27/16)

Railroad Crossing Closing for Repairs in City of Harper (10/21/16)

K-61 Bridge Closing Outside City of Arlington (10/16/16)

US-77 Crack Seal Project North of Winfield to Begin (10/11/16)

US-81 Crack Seal Project in Sumner County to Begin (09/16/16)

Milling and Overlay on K-61 Highway to Begin in Pratt and Reno Counties (09/16/16)

US-281 Highway in Hoisington Closing for Annual Labor Day Celebration (08/26/16)

Dennis Graves Retires from KDOT after 16 Years of Service (08/25/16)

Pavement Reconstruction Set to Begin in City of Augusta (08/18/16)

Bridge Replacement on US-56 Highway in City of Ellinwood (08/12/16)

Asphalt Overlay on US-281 Highway in Stafford County (07/18/16)

Asphalt Overlay on K-15 Highway North of Newton (07/05/16)

Work on I-135 Highway in Harvey County to Resume (06/29/16)

Road Milling and Overlay on K-19 Highway in Pawnee and Stafford Counties (06/28/16)

Public Meeting Planned For Upcoming US-56/US-183 Project in City of Kinsley (06/28/16)

Bridge Repair on US-81 Highway in City of Caldwell (06/23/16)

Railroad Crossing Closing for Repairs in City of Kiowa (06/22/16)

Work on K-49 Highway North of Caldwell to Resume (06/16/16)

Mike Robinson Retires from KDOT after 21 Years of Service (06/15/16)

Work on I-135 Highway in Harvey County to Resume Late June (06/10/16)

US-183 Railroad Crossing in Rush Center Closing for Repairs (06/07/16)

US-56 Highway in Larned Closing for Santa Fe Trail's Day Celebration (06/07/16)

K-49 Railroad Crossing Closing for Repairs South of US-160/K-49 Junction (06/07/16)

Railroad Crossing Closing for Repairs at Belle Plaine City Limit (05/11/16)

Winfield Grading and Surfacing Project on US-77 to Begin (05/10/16)

US-400 Project to Add Passing Lanes East of Leon (04/29/16)

State Transportation Officials to Announce Aviation Grant Projects (04/18/16)

Overlay Project on US-160 from Harper County line to Wellington City Limits (04/15/16)

Overlay Project on K-49 from Caldwell to US-160/K-49 in Sumner County (04/15/16)

Asphalt Overlay on US-77 Highway in Butler County (04/01/16)

Cowley County Arkansas River Bridge Repairs on US-77 Highway (03/30/16)

Update: Railroad Crossing Closing for Repairs in Sumner County (03/22/16)

Cowley County Grouse Creek Bridge Repairs on US-166 Highway (03/18/16)

Sumner County Arkansas River Bridge Repairs on K-55 Highway (03/18/16)

Cowley County Walnut River Bridge Repairs on K-15 Highway (03/18/16)

Road Milling and Overlay on US-50 Highway in Stafford County (03/18/16)

Road Milling and Overlay on K-42 Highway in Pratt and Kingman Counties (03/16/16)

US-50 Newton Passing Lane Project to Add 24-Hour Pilot Car (03/15/16)

Concrete Patching Work on I-135 Highway in Harvey County Commences (03/15/16)

Asphalt Overlay on K-55 Highway in Sumner and Cowley Counties (03/10/16)

Asphalt Overlay on US-400 Highway in Kiowa County (03/10/16)

Railroad Crossing Closing for Repairs in Sumner County (03/08/16)

Harper County Bridge Replacements Commence East of Attica (02/08/16)

US-50 Burton Expansion Project to Add Passing Lanes (01/27/16)

US-50 Newton Expansion Project to Add Passing Lanes (01/27/16)

I-135 Rest Stops North of Wichita Set to Re-Open (01/22/2016) 

South Central News Releases - 2015

New Signage Will Change Speeds on US-281 (12/17/2015)

Cowley County Railroad Crossing East of Udall Closing for Repairs (11/06/2015)

Cowley County Student is Poster Contest Winner (10/26/2015)

Kingman County Student is Poster Contest Winner (10/23/2015)

Bridge Repair East of Oxford (10/23/2015)

Butler County Student is Poster Contest Winner (10/20/2015)

Railroad Crossing Closing for Repairs in City of Pratt (10/19/2015)

District 5 "Put The Brakes On Fatalities" Poster Winners Announced (10/14/2015)

Asphalt Surfacing Project on US-281 Highway in Pratt County (09/04/2015)

Asphalt Overlay on U.S. 54 from East Wichita to Andover (08/27/2015)

Two K-96 Bridges in NW Wichita to be Repaired (08/14/2015)

UPDATED: Asphalt Overlays on US-77 Highway from the Oklahoma State Line to Arkansas City, US-166 from Eastern Sumner County to Arkansas City, and US-177 from the Oklahoma State Line to South Haven (08/11/2015)

Six Wichita Bridges on U.S. 54 to be Repaired (08/07/2015)

Asphalt Overlay on K-96 Highway in Western Barton County (07/30/2015)

I-135 Rest Area Will Close For Repairs (07/30/2015)

Railroad Repairs Will Close K-19 Highway North of Belpre (07/29/2015)

Railroad Crossing Repairs on US-77 Highway between Arkansas City and Winfield (07/21/2015)

Concrete Patching on US-54 Highway East of Augusta (07/15/2015)

Bridge Repairs on Westbound U.S. 54 Bridge over West St. in Wichita (07/10/2015)

Asphalt Overlay on K-254 Highway in Butler County (07/01/2015)

Asphalt Overlay on US-54 Highway in Kingman County (06/30/2015)

UPDATE:Concrete Patching Work on US-77 Highway From Arkansas City to the Oklahoma State Line (6/9/2015)

Work on US-50 Bridge in Newton Set to Begin (06/08/2015)

Survey to Begin on K-14 Highway in Kingman County (06/2/2015)

Asphalt Overlay on US-281 Highway in Barton County (05/27/2015)

Railroad Repairs Will Close K-14 Highway North of Harper (05/21/2015)

Asphalt Sealing Project on K-42 Highway in Kingman and Sumner Counties (05/21/2015)

Concrete Patching on US-77 Highway from Arkansas City to the Oklahoma State Line (05/18/2015)

Asphalt Overlay on US-281 Highway in  Barber County (05/07/2015)

Work on US-50 Bridge in Edwards County Set to Begin (04/24/2015)

Asphalt Overlay on K-14 Highway in Kingman and Reno Counties (04/22/2015)

Asphalt Overlay Detours K-61 Connection To US-50 Highway Near Pleasantview (04/21/2015)

Survey To Begin On Us-56 Highway In Rice County (04/13/2015)

Railroad Repairs Will Detour K-14/K-96 Highway in Sterling (04/13/2015)

US-50 Concrete Patching Harvey County
(04/09/2015)

K-96 Shoulders to be Rebuilt at I-235 Interchange (04/3/2015)

Asphalt Overlay on US-54 Highway Between Andover and Augusta (03/25/15)

US-400 West of Mullinville Will Be Detoured (03/23/2015)

US-81 Crack Seal
(03/11/2015)

US-56 Asphalt Overlay (03/10/2015)

US-56 pavement widening and box bridge project in Lyons set to begin (02/24/2015)

Survey to begin on US-281 Highway in Barton County (01/16/2015)

South Central News Release Archive