U.S. 40 Business Bridge to be Closed in Geary County for Replacement

Geary Co., Kan. — Beginning Monday, July 11, the Kansas Department of Transportation will close a portion of U.S. 40 Business for a bridge replacement between Union Pacific Railroad and Monroe St., located .23 miles east of Washington Street in Geary County.

During construction, the roadway will be closed, and traffic will follow a signed detour utilizing I-70. A single lane in each direction is expected to reopen by November 2023.

King Construction, Inc. of Hesston is the primary contractor for this $15.9 million project. Complete bridge replacement is expected to be completed by June 2024.

KDOT urges all motorists to be alert and obey the warning signs when approaching and driving through a work zone. Check kandrive.org for updates and more information.