The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects. The letting took place Feb. 15, 2023, in Topeka. Some of the bids may include multiple projects that have been bundled based on proximity and type of work.
District One — Northeast
Doniphan ‑ 22 C‑4999‑01 ‑ Bridge over Peters Creek on old Highway U.S. 36 located 2.0 miles east of Troy, bridge replacement, 0.2 mile, B & B Bridge Company LLC, St. Paul, Kansas, $819,993.00.
Nemaha ‑ 9‑66 KA‑3885‑01 ‑ K‑9, bridge #016 over Spring Creek Drainage located 6.5 miles east of the K‑9/K‑62 junction, bridge replacement, Ebert Construction Co Inc & Subsidiary, Wamego, Kansas, $1,158,262.25.
Riley ‑ 77‑81 KA‑3922‑01 ‑ U.S. 77, bridge #039 over Mill Creek located 1.6 miles north of the north U.S. 77/U.S. 24 junction, bridge replacement, King Construction Company Inc. & Subsidiaries, Hesston, Kansas, $2,239,342.05.
District Two — North Central
Ellsworth ‑ 156‑27 KA‑3939‑01 ‑ K‑156, bridge #026 over Oak Creek located 1.1 miles northeast of K‑140, bridge replacement, King Construction Company Inc. & Subsidiaries, Hesston, Kansas, $1,998,650.60.
District Four — Southeast
Woodson ‑ 54‑104 KA‑6458‑01 ‑ U.S. 54, located 0.6 mile east of Longhorn Road near Yates Center (one location only), guard fence, Rubick Construction Inc., Williamsburg, Kansas, $186,684.96
District Five — South Central
Edwards ‑ 50‑24 KA‑5779‑01 ‑ U.S. 50, from 1.4 miles east of the U.S. 50/RS 953 junction (at the east end of existing passing lanes) east 0.8 mile, grading and surfacing, 0.8 mile, Venture Corporation, Great Bend, Kansas, $5,111,279.61.
Pawnee ‑ 56‑73 KA‑6454‑01 ‑ U.S. 56, at three locations beginning a half mile northeast of Gunkel Parkway northeast to 0.1 mile southwest of 180th Avenue in Garfield, guard fence, 0.5 mile, J & J Contractors Inc., Iola, Kansas, $393,457.27
District Six — Southwest
Ford ‑ 50‑29 KA‑3234‑02 ‑ U.S. 50, from 1.6 miles east of the east U.S. 50/U.S. 283 junction east 1.5 miles, grading and surfacing, 1.5 miles, Venture Corporation, Great Bend, Kansas, $6,007,157.25.
Ford ‑ 50‑29 KA‑5780‑01 ‑ U.S. 50, from 1.4 miles east of the U.S. 50/RS 257 junction east 2.2 miles, grading and surfacing, 2.2 miles, Venture Corporation, Great Bend, Kansas, $8,255,903.63
The following projects were approved from the Jan. 18, 2023, letting.
Crawford ‑ 69B2‑19 KA‑5985‑01 ‑ U.S. 69B2, from Washington Street to the north city limits of Arma, pavement reconstruction, 0.4 mile, Heck & Wicker Inc., Parsons, Kansas, $1,105,841.10.
Clark ‑ 13 TE‑0488‑01 ‑ Main Street from 9th Avenue to 7th Avenue and from the north side of 8th Avenue one half block in each direction from Main Street in Ashland, landscaping and beautification, 0.2 mile, APAC-Kansas Inc. Shears Division, Hutchinson, Kansas, $2,109,805.06.