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KDOT Work

BEGINNING NEXT MONDAY JUNE 4TH, KDOT WILL BEGIN WORK TO REPAVE A SECTION OF K-9 HIGHWAY IN PHILLIPS COUNTY.  STARTING AT THE NORTON COUNTY LINE, AND CONTINUING EAST APPROXIMATELY 17 MILES, WORKERS WILL PERFORM A TWO-INCH SURFACE RECYCLE FOLLOWED BY AN ASPHALT SEAL.  THE SURFACE RECYCLE PROCESS, WHICH INCLUDES THE USE OF SEVERAL LARGE HEATER MACHINES, WILL REHABILITATE THE SURFACE OF THE EXISTING PAVEMENT BEFORE A CHIP SEAL IS APPLIED AS THE FINAL DRIVING SURFACE.  FLAGGERS AND A PILOT CAR OPERATION WILL GUIDE ONE-LANE TRAFFIC THROUGH THE WORK ZONE DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS.  DELAYS OF 15 MINUTES OR LESS WILL BE EXPECTED THROUGH THE CONSTRUCTION TIME FRAME.  THE PUBLIC SHOULD PLAN THEIR TRAVELS ACCORDINGLY. PLEASE USE CAUTION, PAY ATTENTION TO THE WORK ZONE SIGNS, AND RESPECT WORKERS WHEN DRIVING THROUGH ANY ROAD CONSTRUCTION ZONE. SLOW DOWN AND “GIVE ‘EM A BRAKE”.  KDOT AWARDED THE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT – TOTALING $1.4 MILLION TO DUSTROL INC., OF TOWANDA. THE PAVEMENT RESURFACING PROJECT IS FUNDED BY T-WORKS, THE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM PASSED BY THE KANSAS LEGISLATURE IN MAY OF 2010. WEATHER PERMITTING, THE CONSTRUCTION WORK WILL BE COMPLETE BY EARLY JULY.