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System Enhancement Program Timeline


August 4, 2000 00-124(c)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
News Contact: Marty Matthews, (785) 296-3585

System Enhancement Program Timeline

  • June 22, 1999 - KDOT announces that it is soliciting letters of intent from local units of government for System Enhancement projects. Application packet mailed to all County Commissioners, County Engineers, Road Supervisors, Mayors, City Engineers, and Street Superintendents.
  • July 1, 1999 - Nine-member Economic Development Review Panel selected by the Governor.
  • August 2, 1999- Deadline for letters of intent. KDOT receives 350 letters of intent and begins screening for eligibility.
  • September 15, 1999 - KDOT announces that 193 of the letters of intent qualify for consideration as System Enhancement projects and notifies local governments as to its decision. Governments may submit final applications for any project deemed eligible.
  • October 20, 1999 - KDOT conducts workshop in Salina for local governments on how to put together System Enhancement applications.
  • December 8, 1999 - Deadline for System Enhancement Applications. KDOT receives 143 applications.
  • February 3-4, 2000 - Economic Development Review Panel holds Urban Regional Field Meeting in Emporia.
  • February 17, 2000 - Economic Development Review Panel holds Northeastern Regional Field Meeting in Washington.
  • February 22-23, 2000 - Economic Development Review Panel holds Western Regional Field Meeting in Scott City.
  • February 29, 2000 - Economic Development Review Panel holds Central Regional Field Meeting in Hillsboro.
  • March 9, 2000 - Economic Development Review Panel holds Southeastern Regional Field Meeting in Iola.
  • May 8, 2000 - KDOT announces it will hold public hearings to seek input on lane miles being offered for extra credit as a part of the System Enhancement applications.
  • May 11, 2000 - Economic Development Review Panel ratings announced.
  • June 1, 2000 - KDOT sends letters to the remaining 139 project applications to confirm Project Location, Project Scope, and Extra Credit Calculations (Percent Local Match, Lane Miles Removed for Credit, Partially Complete Project Development).
  • June 12, 2000 - Public Hearing regarding lane miles in Chanute (District 4 headquarters).
  • June 13-14, 2000 - Public Hearing regarding lane miles in Hutchinson (District 5 headquarters).
  • June 15, 2000 - Public Hearing regarding lane miles in Salina (District 2 headquarters).
  • June 16, 2000 - Public Hearing regarding lane miles in Garden City (District 6 headquarters).
  • June 21, 2000 - Public Hearing regarding lane miles in Topeka (District 1 headquarters).
  • June 30, 2000 - Signed copy of June 1, 2000 letter due back to KDOT.
  • July 2000 - KDOT runs final priority analysis on 137 remaining projects.
  • August 4, 2000 - System Enhancement Project Selection announced. KDOT announces 29 projects have been selected.
  • Fall 2000 - City/County agreements with the State initiated. Project details to be reviewed and local commitments to be confirmed.
  • Project Development begins after City/County agreements with the State have been signed.

This page last updated 08/04/00