Highway 36 project to begin June 18 in Jewell County

On Monday, June 18, the Kansas Department of Transportation plans to begin a chip seal project on U.S. 36 from the south K-128/U.S. 36 junction east to the west city limits of Mankato.

During daylight hours traffic will be reduced to one 12 foot lane and controlled with a flagger and pilot car operation. Travelers can expect a delay of less than 15 minutes.

Mid America Road Builders, Inc. of Platte City, MO is the prime contractor and anticipatesthis project to be completed by July 13, weather permitting, at a cost of $189,999.99.

KDOT urges all motorists to be alert, obey the warning signs, and “Give ‘Em a Brake!” when approaching and driving through a highway work zone.


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