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U.S. Highway 36 Road Closure Planned In Jewell & Republic Counties

Monday, September 16 will see the start of a road closure in eastern Jewell and western Republic Counties. US-36 will be closed at the rail road crossing one mile west of the Highway 36 and K-199 junction.

Crews will be working on improvements for two days at the crossing. Eastbound traffic will be taken from the Highway 36 and K-14 junction south on K-14 to K-28 east then east on K-28 to K-148 continuing east to Highway 81 then north on 81 to rejoin 36.

Westbound traffic will follow the same detour in reverse order. The work zone will cover from the US-36 and K-14 junction east to the Highway 36 and US-81 interchange.

Story by Dan Page from our sister-station KD Country 94 & Z-96.3 The Lake in Glen Elder, Kansas.

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 70 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing.