Kansas set to start work on new transportation plan

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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 to jump-start 23 delayed road projects.

The money, coupled with a new task force created by the Legislature, sets the stage for the development of a new transportation plan to replace the one that's quickly nearing its end.

"It's extremely important that we do this," said Republican state Rep. J.R. Claeys, who chairs the Transportation and Public Safety . . .


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