Santa Fe Trail between the Leavenworth City Limits and US-73/K07 at Millwood Wood, near the town of Lowemont, will be closed to traffic while the Kansas Department of Transportation completes an asphalt overlay of the previous construction detour.
This work is currently scheduled to begin on or about September 30th, completed by October 3rd.
This will complete the north end of the US-73 resurfacing project.
KDOT TRAFFIC ALERT UPDATE (9/30/2015)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 29, 2015
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Santa Fe Trail/Leavenworth County Road 14 Resurfacing Work
EXPECT DELAYS! WEEKDAY LANE CLOSURES: Northbound and southbound Santa Fe Trail/Leavenworth County Road 14 will be reduced to ONE OPEN LANE for both directions for patching and overlay work daily on Wednesday-Wednesday, September 30-October 7, during daylight hours, weather permitting. Some patching work will also take place on Lowemont Road during this timeframe.
Traffic will be directed through the project work zone via a pilot car and flagger operation. Drivers should expect delays of up to 15 minutes and should allow extra time for their daily commutes.
The Kansas Department of Transportation urges all motorists to be alert, obey the warning signs, and “Give ‘Em a Brake!” when approaching and driving through the project work zone. (KDOT Project #73-7 KA-3529-01)
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CLOSURE OF HIGH PRAIRIE ROAD (7/1/2015)
July 1, 2015
Public Works Department
Closure of High Prairie Road from 179th Street to 187th Street (County Route No. 29) in Leavenworth County, KS, to replace Bridge HP-25, begins Monday July 13, 2015.
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Leavenworth County is scheduled to commence with construction activities for the replacement of Bridge HP-25. High Prairie Road from 179th Street to 187th Street (County Route No. 29) will be closed to through traffic for the duration of the project. Weather permitting, this bridge replacement project is expected to commence July 13, 2015, and is estimated to be complete late in calendar year 2015. No detour route will be posted for this project.
The Public Works Department understands that this bridge replacement project will be an inconvenience to the traveling public, and appreciates the patience of the motorists and residents who will be affected.
CLOSURE OF 171ST STREET AND GILMAN ROAD (8/4/2015)
August 4, 2015
Public Works Department
Closure of 171st Street and Gilman Road
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Leavenworth County has commenced with road construction activities on 171st Street and Gilman Road between Tonganoxie Drive (County Route #5) and 159th Street (County Route #7). This road is closed to through traffic and will continue to be closed until the work is completed sometime this fall. No detour route will be posted for this project.
The Public Works Department understands that this road construction project will be an inconvenience to the travelling public, and appreciates the patience of the motorists and residents who will be affected.
RECONSTRUCTION OF KANSAS AVENUE BRIDGE UNDERWAY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2015
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Reconstruction of Kansas Avenue Bridge to begin
Wichita, KS – Reconstruction of the Kansas Avenue Bridge in Leavenworth County crossing over the Turnpike/I-70 near mile marker 221 is set to begin soon, weather permitting. Kansas Avenue Bridge will close to all traffic on Monday, March 16.
The Kansas Avenue Bridge (Br. No. 221.542) has deteriorated to the point it needs to be replaced. AM Cohron & Sons is the contractor for the project. Construction on the bridge is expected to be complete in November.
Most bridges crossing over the Turnpike are approximately the same age – 50+ years. During the next several years, KTA will be reconstructing many of these bridges. Future bridge reconstruction schedule will be determined by annual bridge inspections.
An aerial image of the bridge in question. Click to view on Google Maps.