Kansas

Government, Business

Kansas Leaders Issue Funds for 30 Projects Through Cost Share Program

Spring 2021 Cost Share projects Spring 2021 Cost Share projects. (governor.kansas.gov)

Kansas officials announced May 26 that $42 million has been invested for transportation projects through the Cost Share Program.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 28, 2021
Government, Safety

North Dakota Tops Reason Foundation’s Annual Highway Report

North Dakota's Badlands A road traversing North Dakota's Badlands. The state also topped Reason Foundation’s previous Annual Highway Report. (garylestrangephotography/Getty Images)

North Dakota has the best state-owned road system in the country, according to Reason Foundation’s recently released Annual Highway Report.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 24, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Kansas DOT Updates Information Website Used by Truckers

Image from KanDrive.org Screenshot of KanDriv.org

The Kansas Department of Transportation has updated KanDrive, its traveler information website that includes roadway and traffic condition details for truckers and passenger vehicle drivers.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 20, 2020
Government, Business

Kansas DOT Opens Application Window for Cost Share Program

IKE awards map Fall 2019 and spring 2020 Cost Share awardees. (Kansas Department of Transportation)

The Kansas Department of Transportation is accepting applications for its popular Cost Share Program, which provides funding for transportation projects.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 4, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Kansas DOT Unveils Transportation Technology Program

Welcome to Kansas sign marekuliasz/Getty Images

The Kansas Department of Transportation recently introduced a new program to support projects that use technology to improve mobility and safety.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 24, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Kansas DOT Awards 24 Projects Through Cost Share Program

Laura Kelly Gov. Laura Kelly (kansas.gov)

Officials in Kansas recently announced 24 projects have been selected as part of the state Department of Transportation’s Cost Share Program, a popular initiative designed to provide funding for transportation projects.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 10, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Preliminary Work to Begin on 40 Highway Projects in Kansas

Kansas Bridge work near Osawatomie, Kan. The approved projects include some work on bridges. (Orlin Wagner — Associated Press)

Preliminary engineering work will commence on 40 highway modernization and expansion projects in Kansas, Gov. Laura Kelly and Secretary of Transportation Julie Lorenz recently announced.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 20, 2020
Government, Technology

Kansas Leaders Announce New Transportation Plan

Kansas Forward logo Kansas Department of Transportation via YouTube

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and Secretary of Transportation Julie Lorenz recently unveiled a new statewide transportation plan.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 14, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Kansas Turnpike Authority Raises Bridges to Improve Truck Clearance

Kansas Turnpike Authority bridge Kansas Turnpike Authority is trying to raise all bridges like this one to a height of at least 15 feet, 9 inches. (Kansas Turnpike Authority via flickr)

The Kansas Turnpike Authority is continuing the process of elevating bridges that pass over the turnpike to improve clearance for large freight vehicles.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 10, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Kansas DOT Selects 22 Projects Through Cost Share Program

Kansas bridge A deficient bridge near Osawatomie, Kan. (Orlin Wagner/Associated Press)

State leaders recently announced 22 projects have been selected as part of the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Cost Share Program, which is meant to provide funding for transportation initiatives.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 5, 2019

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