The Kansas Department of Transportation approved bids for four state highway construction and maintenance projects in its District Two, including one in Dickinson County. The bid letting was March 16 in Topeka. The District Two — North Central Kansas projects are:
Dickinson County — Interstate 70, from approximately 1,843 feet east of the I-70 and Kansas Highway 206 junction east to the Dickinson/Geary county line, patching and overlay, 2.9 miles, APAC-Kansas Inc. Shears Division, Hutchinson, $1,682,930.05.
Geary County — Bridge No. 035, over the Union Pacific Railroad and Monroe Street, approximately 1,214 feet east of U.S. 77 in Junction City, bridge replacement, King Construction Company Inc. & Subsidiaries, Hesston, $15,957,363.42.
Geary County — I-70 from 0.64 mile east of the I-70 and Kansas Highway 57 junction to the Geary/Riley county line, pavement patching, 15.5 miles, R A Knapp Construction Inc., Lenexa, $3,264,702.50.
Saline County — Bridge #104 over the Saline River drainage located 2.62 miles north of I-70 and bridge #103 over the Saline River Drainage located at the K-143 and East Granville Road intersection, bridge replacement, L & M Contractors Inc., Great Bend, $668,194.00.