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KDOT Lettings: September, 2019

Here’s whats up for bids in the Monthly lettings for September of 2019.

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August, 2019 KDOT lettings

Here’s whats up for bids in the Monthly lettings for August of 2019.

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A New Car!

As I previously mentioned, I had an incident with a deer out on US 24 last week that totaled my 2013 Sentra. After having the insurance payout confirmed, it was time to get a car.

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July, 2019 KDOT lettings

I’ve been writing a summary of the monthly lettings of the Kansas Department of Transportation on the aaroads.com forum as a sneak peak of the planned projects that the state is working on. So, I might as well publish them here as well.

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Truck Parking, Part 2

With the new Truck Parking Information Management System system now in place at the rest areas along I-70 in Kansas, the KTA is now following suit at its service areas

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Truck Parking

Back in January, KDOT introduced a new system to inform drivers of the availability of Truck Parking at the Rest Areas along I-70. Yesterday, I finally got around to checking the new feature out.

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September 1995, part 1

OK, in scanning my negatives, Started in June, went through to August, then switched and started from the Top in January.  I guess that means I resume in September, right?

August 23, 1995 – Fall Sports Jamboree @ Haskell Stadium

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Back to when it all began…

I’ve been doing this picture-taking thing for 20 years now. To close out this 20th year, I pulled out my old negative folder and scanned several negatives from that first year.

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US 59 freeway road video

A little overdue, but I finally put the finishing touches on this road video of US 59 from Ottawa to Lawrence.

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New I-35/Homestead Lane Diverging Diamond

Kansas now has a Diverging Diamond Interchange. The I-35 exit at Homestead Lane is now open. Unlike many recent DDIs, this is a new interchange to serve the new BNSF intermodal facility between Edgerton and Gardner.