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

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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 ... Read More »

Changes Coming To The Norton Farmer’s Market

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August 6, 2013 – Norton, Kansas – The 2013 Norton Farmer’s Market announces an updated 2013 season, intended to increase sales and sustainability within the Market. Time and Place The Farmer’s Market is now located on Highway 36 across from Shopko. The location was chosen because Highway 36 carries 80% of Norton’s thoroughfare traffic. The park area by the highway ... Read More »

Highway Projects

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The Kansas Department of Transportation will accelerate $50 million worth of preservation projects to produce jobs ahead of schedule and to take advantage of low construction costs currently available. The 32 projects that will be advanced are included in the 10-year, $8 billion T-WORKS transportation program passed by the 2010 Legislature. They are part of the $4.2 billion set aside ... Read More »

Bridge work in Phillips County

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the Kansas Department of Transportation is starting a bridge repair job on US-36 Highway in Phillips County beginning next week.  The bridge over Spring Creek is located 1.5 miles east of the East US-183 Junction in Phillipsburg. During Construction, traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by temporary traffic signals.  KDOT awarded the construction contract of approximately $135,669 ... Read More »

Harvest Tips

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Harvest season is nearing the Norton and and some parts of Kansas are already done, but the Kansas Highway Patrol would like to remind motorists to use more caution and patience when traveling around farm trucks, tractors, and combines.  Most farm equipment is not designed to travel at highway speeds, and may only be designed to travel 15-25 miles per hour. Farm ... Read More »

KDOT SURVEY BEGINS

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KDOT SURVEY  2/21/11  DW  Beginning tomorrow and continuing through Thursday, a representative with TranSystems of Kansas City will be obtaining data along US-36 Highway east of Norton for a traffic impact study associated with the development of the Ag Valley grain expansion project.  The traffic study is intended to gather information that is necessary to determine the impact that truck ... Read More »

KHP Accident

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  AN OBERLIN MAN WAS INJURED IN A ONE-VEHICLE ACCIDENT OVER THE WEEKEND IN THOMAS COUNTY.  A 2000 FREIGHTLINER SEMI, DRIVEN BY TERRY URBAN ON OBERLIN WAS SOUTHBOUND ON HIGHWAY K-25 SOUTH OF COLBY.  THE SEMI LEFT THE ROADWAY ON THE RIGHT SIDE AND ENTERED THE DITCH.  URBAN OVERCORRECTED AND THE SEMI ROLLED ONTO ITS RIGHT SIDE IN THE DITCH.  ... Read More »