State announces funding for transportation projects


The state Transportation Department on Tuesday announced 22 projects that will share in a $50 million pot of money approved by the Legislature last session.

Gov. Laura Kelly and Transportation Secretary Julie Lorenz announced the projects, which total $74 million in federal, state and local investment.

The state will cover about $39 million of the project costs. The remaining $11 million will be held over for a second round of project requests in the spring.

The selected projects included about $18.1 million for the SSJ

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