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Local leaders pitch road projects to transportation secretary

With the general election weeks away, Republican Congressman Kevin Yoder brought U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to the area Monday to survey local transportation...

Kansas road maintenance dips to lowest level since at least 2000

Upkeep of Kansas roads and highways dipped to its lowest point since at least 2000 last year after hundreds of millions of dollars were...

Final appointments round out transportation task force

The final appointments to a new transportation task force are now in and the panel is complete. This week, Economic Lifelines named three appointments to...

State puts $4.5 million back into local roads

The state highway department is putting $4.5 million back into local road projects that had been trimmed because of unpredictable funding. Gov. Jeff Colyer on...

Kansas set to start work on new transportation plan

Kansas is poised to complete its 10-year transportation program with nearly $60 million in the new state budget that will allow the highway department...

Kansas House approves bill setting stage for new transportation plan

The Kansas House on Wednesday approved a task force to study the state’s future transportation needs. The bill sets the stage for developing a new...

House introduces new version of transportation task force

A bill with a new version of a task force to study the state’s future transportation needs has been introduced in the Kansas House. The...

House proposal puts $102 million into roads

The bank of KDOT may soon be open for deposits. After years of diverting millions of dollars from the Kansas Department of Transportation to other...

Lawmakers work toward restoring money to KDOT

There’s a move underway at the Kansas Capitol to restore money to the highway department that was diverted from transportation to schools several years...