KDOT approves bids for three highway projects in Osage County

The Kansas Department of Transportation has announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects from a Dec. 18 bid letting in Topeka. Contracts were awarded for three projects in Osage County.

One project will recycle and overlay 25.7 miles of U.S. Highway 56 from its south junction with state Highway 31, north and east to the Osage and Douglas county line. The project excludes the city of Burlingame. Dustrol Inc., of Towanda, was the winning bidder for the project at $1,968,202.33. KDOT’s project number is 56-70 KA‑3393‑01.

A project near Lyndon will apply an ultra-thin bonded surface on  2.9 miles from the U.S. 75 and state Highway 68 junction to the north city limits of Lyndon; and from the north city limits of Lyndon north 1.6 miles. Bettis Asphalt & Construction Inc., Topeka, submitted the winning bid of $605,803.05. KDOT’s project number: 75-70 KA‑3387‑01.

Dustrol was also the winning bidder for a 10.2 mile recycle and overlay project on state Highway 278 from the Melvern reclamation area east to the U.S. 75 junction; and on K-31 from its south junction with U.S. 75 and east and south to the west K-31 and Interstate 35 junction. Dustrol bid $934,597.04 on this project, KDOT number 70 KA‑3390‑01.


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