KDOT Lettings: September, 2019

Federal-Aid (unless otherwise specified):

56-46 KA 2745-02: New Turn lanes at the intersection of US 56 and 199th Street/Sunflower Road on the east side of Edgerton

81 U 2335-01: Sidewalk improvements – Safe Routes to School project in Manhattan.

70-105 KA 4946-01: Bridge repair near Turner Diagonal

70-21 KA 5410-01: Pavement marking on I-70 in Dickinson County.
70-85 KA 5408-01: Pavement marking on I-70 from Niles Road east to the Saline/Dickinson County Line

18-72 KA 5299-01: Milling and HMA overlay from the south junction with old US 81 to the Ottawa/Dickinson County Line.

25-55 KA 5305-01: Milling and HMA overlay from the east junction with US 40 to the Logan/Thomas County Line
25-97 KA 5306-01: Milling and HMA overlay from the Logan/Thomas County Line north to I-70 at Colby

9-74 KA 5307-01: Milling and HMA overlay from the Norton/Phillips County Line east to US 183
9-74 M 0072-01: Stockpile asphalt material [Non-FA]

91 KA 5406-01: Pavement marking from the South City Limits of Goodland north to the North Junction of K-25 with US 24B

70-91 KA 5407-01: Pavement marking from the State Line east to County Road 14

9-92 KA 3100-01: Bridge replacment on K-9 over Cedar Creek east of Cedar

40-100 KA 5303-01: Milling and HMA overlay on US 40 from K-27 east to to the Wallace/Logan County Line
40-100 M 0071-01: Stockpile asphalt material [Non-FA]

59-2 KA 4812-02: Guardrail improvements on US 59 from Garnett to the Anderson/Franklin County Line

69-19 KA 1554-03: Upgrading US 69 from 2 lanes to 4-lanes divided around Arma. The plans have a goof as of 8/26. A BGS for the US 69 intersection is designed with “US A” instead of “US 69 Buisness”

281-5 KA 5314-01: Surface recycle, UBAS and chip seal from the Pawnee/Barton County Line north to Great Bend
281-93 KA 5312-01: Surface recycle, UBAS and chip seal from K-19 north to the Pawnee/Barton County Line.

8 N 0655-01: Bridge Replacement of the 159th Street Bridge over the Kansas Turnpike in Andover.

61-78 KA 5405-01: Pavement marking on K-61 from Hutchinson north to the Reno/McPherson County Line.

135-87 KA 5043-01: Bridge repair on Northbound I-135 over Southeast Boulevard in Wichita.

96-36 KA 5316-01: Milling and HMA overlay from the State Line east to Tribune

27-38 KA 5319-01: Surface recycle and UBAS from the Stanton/Hamilton County Line north to Syracuse
27-94 KA 5315-01: Surface recycle and UBAS from Johnson City north to the Stanton/Hamilton County Line.

75 C 4922-01: Bridge Replacement on Parallel Road over French Creek. [Parallel Road is on the Pottawatomie/Nemaha County line]

79 C 4923-01: Bridge Replacement in northwest Republic County

19 C 4911-01: Bridge Replacement on 580th Avenue over Hickory Creek

48 C 4915-01: Bridge Replacement on 80th Avenue over the South Fork Ninnescah River southeast of Kingman

87 TE 0434-01: Pedestrian & bicycle paths along Rock Road between Derby and Mulvane


75-7 KA 5285-01: Rumble strip grinding between US 36 and K-246

15 KA 5302-01: Milling and HMA overlay on US 24 between the Mitchell/Cloud County Line and US 81, and on K-194

14-27 KA 5295-01: Milling and HMA overlay between Ellsworth and I-70

53 KA 5298-01: Surface recycle and chip seal between Lincoln and the Lincoln/Ottawa County Line

9-74 KA 5308-01: Milling and HMA overlay between US 183 and Kirwin

183-17 KA 5310-01: Milling and HMA overlay between US 160 and the Commanche/Kiowa County Line
183-49 KA 5309-01: Milling and HMA overlay between the Commanche/Kiowa County Line and US 54/400 at Greensburg

14-48 KA 5311-01: Milling and HMA overlay between K-42 and Kingman

28 KA 5293-01: Milling and HMA overlay on US 83 from the junction with old 83 south of Garden City north to US 50, and US 83B from the South Junction with US 83 north to the City Limits.
(NOTE: Old 83 is NOT the same as US 83B)

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.

Federal-Aid projects:

24-81 KA 4757-01: Intersection improvement at the intersection of Tuttle Creek Boulevard (US 24) and Kimbell Drive in Manhattan. Adding Double left turn lanes from Kimball to westbound Tuttle Creek Blvd. and Double right turns from Kimball to Eastbound Tuttle Creek Blvd. Protected left turns on all legs, with protected/permitted right/turns from eastbound Tuttle Creek Blvd to Kimball (five-aspect) and from Kimball to Eastbound Tuttle Creek Blvd. (double FYA)

106 KA 5145-01: Lighting at six intersections in Atchison, Jefferson, and Douglas Counties

62 U 2330-01: Safe Routes to School sidewalk improvements in Beloit

70-85 KA 5282-01: Pavement marking from Halstead Road to Niles Road near Salina

47-19 KA 4755-01: Intersection improvement at St. Johns Street (K-47) and Ozark Avenue in Girard

59-50 KA 4536-01: Roundabout at the north junction of US 59 and US 160 east of Altamont

78 U 2333-01: Safe Routes to School project in Haven

Federal-Aid county road bridge replacements:

99 C 4924-01: Replacment of the Headwaters Road bridge over Batch Creek northwest of Harveyville.

9 C 4910-01: Replacement of this bridge over Bloody Creek in Chase County

61 C 4916-01: Replacement of this truss bridge on 263rd Street over North Wea Creek near Louisburg.

68 C 4919-01: Bridge replacement 3 miles west of US 283

Non-Federal Aid projects:

75-7 KA 5285-01: Rumble strips Milling on US 75 between Fairview and Sabetha

81-15 KA 5264-01: Milling and overlay on US 81 between the Ottawa/Cloud county line and US 24.

106 KA 5268-01: Crack Sealing on K-28 from K-14 to K-148 and K-148 from K-20 to US 81 in Jewell and Republic Counties

70-32 KA 5276-01: Spot milling and HMA overlay on I-70 near Quinter

160-13 KA 5275-01: Ditch grading on US 160 3 miles west of Ashland

November already?

For being without a day job, it seems I’ve been rather busy….

October brought a pair of “Special” Amtrak trains, and a new interchange on K-7 in Johnson County.

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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.

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