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KDOT Lettings: May 2022

There are 20 projects slated for letting on May 18.

Federal-Aid:

10-46 KA 6085-01: Rehabilitation of three bridges on Westbound K-10 in DeSoto.

105 KA 5495-02: Lighting upgrade in the vicinity of the I-70/I-670 junction in KCK.

635-105 KA 6087-01: Rehabilitation of the Shawnee Road bridge over I-635.

15-21 KA 6124-01: Repair the K-15 bridge over the Smoky Hill River south of Abilene

135-59 KA 6063-01: Rehabilitation (possible full depth reconstruction) of I-135 from the Harvey/McPherson County line to the North junction with K-260

135-59 KA 6283-01: Lighting upgrade at the north junction of I-135 and K-260

64-59 KA 6544-01: Pavement marking on K-61 from the Reno/McPherson County Line to US 81B

4-64 KA 5984-01: Reconstruction of MacKenzie Street from 5th Street to Grand Street in White City

106 KA 6256-01: Signage upgrade in Thomas County on K-25, K-184, US 24 from I-70 to US 83, and US 83 from US 24 to the Thomas/Sheridan County Line

106 KA 6257-01: Signage upgrade (mainly) in Graham County on US 24, US 283, K-18, K-84, and K-85.

106 KA 6111-01: Signage upgrade in Greenwood County on US 54, US 400, K-58, K-99, and K-249

135-40 KA 6284-01: Lighting upgrade on I-135 at Lincoln Blvd in Hesston.

55-96 KA 3887-01: Replace the K-55 bridge over the Arkansas River. Detour via US 81, K-53, and K-15.

96-102 KA 3274-01: Reconstruction of Broadway (K-96) in Leoti as a three-lane road with Angled parking on both sides.

Federal-Aid, Local Projects:

75 TE 0501-01: Pedestrian trail along Green Valley Road between Manhattan and St. George.

21 C 5079-01: Replace a bridge over Holland Creek just north of Carlton

Non-FA:

435-46 KA 6400-01: Pavement patching on I-435 between Antioch and State Line.

177-106 KA 5581-01: Fiber run along K-177 between I-70 and Manhattan

106 KA 6491-01: Pedestrian Ramp improvements in Grainfield and Dighton

106 KA 6494-01: Pedestrian Ramp improvements in Winchester, Pomona, and La Cygne

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KDOT Lettings: February 2022

25 projects are up for bids at KDOT on February 16. The approved bids announced on March 2 are highlighted in red.The approved bids announced on March 31 are highlighted in blue.

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KDOT Lettings: May 2021

The May project lettings mostly consist of maintenance projects, with a few bridge replacements.

This post has been updated to reflect the approved bidders and the bid amount as announced in press releases on June 10 and June 22. The approved bids announced on June 10 will be noted in red. The approved bids announced on June 22 will be noted in blue.

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KDOT Lettings: March 2021

Here are the projects that are being let at the March 2021 KDOT letting.

This post has been updated to reflect the approved bidders and the bid amount. KDOT did not put out a press release with the awarded bids for the March letting, but did put out one for the April letting on May 18 which included awarded bids for March. Most of the bids were published on their websiteThe approved bids found on the website will be noted in red. The approved bids announced in the May 18 press release will be noted in blue.

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KDOT Lettings: April, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has not affected the ability of KDOT to put projects up for bids. However, KDOT did post the following note with the list of projects for the April letting:

The Kansas Department of Transportation April 22, 2020 Letting WILL remain as scheduled with possible procedural changes to accommodate public building restrictions due to the COVID-19 emergency. We will be in contact and keep you updated as details become available. Thanks.

Most likely, this means that the bids will be opened on a conference call. The March bids were read in this manner.

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KDOT Lettings: February, 2020

KDOT had a little issue with this letting… due to the US department of Labor changing the prevailing wage rates, the all of the bids for this letting had to be discarded and a special letting called for March 10th.

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Website updates: 11/12/12

I’ve added some photos from a little train-watching trip near Quenemo.

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Roadgeek Meet Photos (+ a bonus)

Last Saturday, I had a small group of fellow road enthusiests in Lawrence for a “roadgeek meet.” Basically, we all get together and had lunch, then toured the area roads. For this meet, I chose K-10, US 59, and the new Kansas Turnpike Bridge. I don’t have any pics from the latter. During our outing, I spotted a gaffe on US 59. I did not get a picture during the meet; however, I was able to return to get a picture on Monday.