The recipients of 77 local bridge projects will be announced by Kansas Department of Transportation Secretary Mike King. Also scheduled to speak are Ellis County Commissioner Barbara Wasinger, Kansas Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Chad Bontrager and Kansas Association of Counties Local Road Engineer Norm Bowers.
Time: 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14
Location: Kansas Highway Patrol Conference Room, 1821 W. Frontier Rd.
What: Kansas Department of Transportation Secretary Mike King will announce the recipients of Kansas Local Bridge Improvement Program funding Tuesday in Hays.
KDOT is providing funding to improve, replace or rehabilitate locally-owned, deficient bridges in order to improve the overall system in Kansas. This bridge program targets bridges with a daily vehicle count of less than 100 and a length of 20 to 50 feet.