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One-day milling project scheduled on U.S. 75; multiple road repairs in northeast Kansas

A milling project that will impact multiple locations in northeast Kansas is scheduled to begin Monday, Nov. 1, weather permitting, and includes one location on U.S. Highway 75 in Osage County.

Kansas Department of Transportation reported a portion of U.S. 75, from the U.S. 75/K-68 junction to the U.S. 75/K-31/K-268 junction, in Osage County, is expected to have milling underway Thursday Nov. 4, weather permitting.

Work is expected to take place at each location from approximately 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and be completed in one day. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in the work zone and will be directed by flaggers, signs and cones. A pilot car may be necessary at some locations. Drivers should plan for delays of up to 15 minutes.

Other locations and dates were scheduled as follows.

Monday, Nov. 1

  • U.S. 36, from U.S. 36/K-87 junction east to county line (Marshall County)
  • K-9, from K-9/K-87 junction east to county line (Marshall County)
  • K-99, from Frankfort northern city limit to K-9/K-99 junction (Marshall County)
  • K-99, from K-9/K-99 junction north to U.S. 36/K-99 junction (Marshall County)

Tuesday, Nov. 2:

  • U.S. 36, from Seneca western city limit to Seneca eastern city limit (Nemaha County)
  • K-9, from western county line to Corning southern city limit (Nemaha County)
  • K-63, from southern county line north to the southern K-9/K-63 junction (Nemaha County)
  • K-120, from K-120/K-20 junction to Highland southern city limit (Doniphan County)

Wednesday, Nov. 3:

  • K-30, from K-30/I-70 junction to Maple Hill city limit (Wabaunsee County)
  • K-31, from K-31/K-99 junction east to county line (Wabaunsee County)
  • K-195, from K-195/K-31 junction to Harveyville southern city limit (Wabaunsee County)
  • K-99, from K-99/K-4 junction north to county line (Wabaunsee County)
  • U.S. 24, from western county line east to concrete pavement (Pottawatomie County)

Thursday, Nov. 4:

  • K-4, from western county line to K-4/I-70 junction (Shawnee County)
  • U.S. 50, from Emporia eastern city limit to U.S. 50/I-35 junction (Lyon County)
  • U.S. 75, from U.S. 75/K-68 junction to U.S. 75/K-31/K-268 junction (Osage County)
  • K-237, from K-237/U.S. 24 junction north to end of route at Perry State Park (Jefferson County)

Friday, Nov. 5:

  • U.S. 59, from U.S. 59/K-4 junction north to county line (Jefferson County)
  • K-4, from K-4/K-192 junction to U.S. 59/K-4 junction (Jefferson County)
  • K-192, from K-192/U.S. 59 junction east to county line (Jefferson County)
  • K-192, from Jefferson/Leavenworth county line east to K-192/U.S. 73 junction (Leavenworth County)

Monday, Nov. 8: (The following locations will be single-lane closures. Work will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

  • I-70, westbound from 78th Street to just west of I-635 (Wyandotte County)
  • I-70, westbound from just east of Kaw Drive Bridge to the western approach of 18th Street Bridge (Wyandotte County)
  • U.S. 56/Shawnee Mission Parkway, from just west of I-35 to State Line Road (Johnson County)
  • U.S. 56, from approximately Warren Street to Sycamore Street in Gardner (Johnson County)

Bettis Asphalt & Construction Inc., Topeka, is the contractor on the $43,000 project, with KDOT maintenance crews handling traffic control. Note all locations were rescheduled one day later from the original schedule due to weather delay.

KDOT urges all motorists to be alert and obey the warning signs when approaching and driving through a highway work zone. For more information about road construction projects across Kansas, see or call 511.

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