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$36 million project will rebuild 7 miles of U.S. 54 in Kingman County

Joe Denoyer - May 2, 2024 9:46 pm

$36 million project will rebuild 7 miles of U.S. 54 in Kingman County
Work will start soon on a $36 million project to reconstruct pavement and replace bridge decks on U.S. 54/400 in Kingman County — from K-14 to the Sedgwick County line.

The Kansas Department of Transportation project is a little more than 7 miles long, from east of Kingman east to the county line. The new pavement will be on the same alignment as the current pavement.

Besides full-depth pavement reconstruction and grading, the project includes replacement of the two bridge decks over the K-14 interchange.

The work is tentatively expected to start around May 20 and be reopened to full traffic around November of 2025.
During the work, traffic on the four-lane highway will be restricted to one lane each way, and traffic will be shifted to the same side of the highway. Motorists will be directed to drive at a reduced speed. At the K-14 interchange, a ramp could be closed at times, and traffic will be redirected to another interchange.
The map shows the project location, marked in red.

The primary contractor for the $35,970,827 project is Emery Sapp & Sons Inc., of Columbia, Mo.

For updated information on this and other KDOT highway projects and road conditions
across the state, go to www.kandrive.gov.
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