K-68 railroad crossing repair to cause weeklong detour west of Ottawa

Weather permitting, the week of June 26, 2017, the BNSF Railway plans to repair its crossing on state Highway 68 in the Richter vicinity. Located 5 1/2 miles west of Ottawa, the crossing will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. Monday, June 26, until Friday, June 30.

K-68 traffic will follow a signed detour along K-68, U.S. 59, U.S. 56 and U.S. 75. For more information, contact Kevin Ryan at the Kansas Department of Transportation office in Garnett, 785-448-5446, or Priscilla Petersen at the Chanute KDOT office, 620-902-6433.

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