Cherokee County Sheriff’s office recently staged a mock crash at Columbus High School to show the dangers of distracted driving. Seventy-one percent of young people say they have texted while driving. It is illegal in Kansas to text and drive, even stopped at traffic light. More information can be found here.

  • KDOT Selects Design-Build Team for JOCO Gateway Project
    Johnson County Gateway
    Congestion relief for the Johnson County Gateway: I-435/I-35/K-10 Interchange is one step closer as Gateway Interchange Constructors has been picked to complete the Design-Build portion of the project. All of the latest information can be found at www.jocogateway.com.

    There’s a lot to know about riding safely. Gear up and get trained. Get your “M” endorsement. For more information please look at our motorcycle safety page

  • Kansas Crash Fatalities
    About 50 percent of all motorcycle riders involved in crashes are not properly licensed. For more safety information visit the Kansas Traffic Safety Resource Office.

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Approved March Bids
April 10th, 2014

KDOT announces approved March bids


Work Zone Safety Event
April 10th, 2014

Rick Looper, Kansas Department of Transportation Supervisor in Kansas City, Kan., has seen many close calls in work zones during his 24-year career.


Amelia Earhart Memorial Bridge
April 7th, 2014

What do the Amelia Earhart Memorial Bridge and the Governor’s Mansion have in common? For the week of April 7-11, they will be lit up in orange lights to help raise awareness on work zone safety.


Winter of 2014 most expensive since 2008
April 2nd, 2014

The winter of 2014 that appears to be over was the most costly since 2008 for the Kansas


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