Southeast Kansas (District Four)
(Riverton-June 30, 1999)
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.
- Southeast Kansas Regional Planning Commission
The District Engineer met with a group of officials from
southeast Kansas to discuss the Comprehensive Transportation Program and
other transportation issues.
- US-69 Pittsburg Bypass Meeting
KDOT held an open house meeting to solicit input from
the public about three potential alternatives for bypassing the city of
Pittsburg. About 200 people attended the meeting.
- Presentation to the American Association of
Retired Persons (AARP)
The District Engineer spoke to a group of AARP members
in Independence. They discussed transportation issues for the members
of this community in southeast Kansas.
- Corridor Management Meetings
(Pittsburg-September 1, 1999)
(Ottawa-April 5, 2000)
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.
(Longton- June 27, 2000)
The district engineer met with officials and members
of the public to discuss the communityís 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.
The District Engineer met with the mayor of Caney and
various city officials about KDOTís plans to bypass Caney.
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.
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| PIA | HQ PILs | PILs
| Other Efforts | Conclusion