|The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects. The letting took place March 16, 2022, in Topeka. Some of the bids may include multiple projects that have been bundled based on proximity and type of work.
District One — Northeast
Johnson ‑ 56‑46 KA‑6246‑01 – U.S. 56, from the start of curbs in west Gardner northeast to N. Sycamore Street, milling and overlay, 0.9 mile, Superior Bowen Asphalt Company LLC, Kansas City, Missouri, $423,590.45.
Johnson ‑ 56‑46 KA‑6370‑01 ‑ U.S. 56, ramps at the U.S. 56/I‑35/ W. 175th Street interchange to include unnamed road from southbound ramps to W. 175th Street in Gardner, overlay, Superior Bowen Asphalt Company LLC, Kansas City, Missouri, $1,305,146.60.
Osage ‑ 68‑70 KA‑6328‑01 ‑ K‑68, from the K‑68/K‑268 junction to the Osage/Franklin county line, milling and overlay, 1.0 mile, Bettis Asphalt & Construction Inc., Topeka, Kansas, $380,333.91.
Shawnee ‑ 70‑89 KA‑1266‑06 ‑ I‑70 Polk/Quincy Viaduct from Topeka Boulevard to Kansas Avenue in Topeka, special, 0.3 mile, Bettis Asphalt & Construction Inc., Topeka, Kansas, $1,999,035.00.
Shawnee ‑ 4‑89 KA‑6127‑01 ‑ K‑4, bridge #231 over the Burlington, Northern and Santa Fe Railroad and the Shunganunga Creek located 0.71 mile north of the north U.S. 40/K‑4 junction, bridge repair, PCI Roads, LLC, Saint Michael, Minnesota, $606,868.75.
Shawnee ‑ 75‑89 KA‑6128‑01 ‑ U.S. 75, bridges #206 and #207 over Topeka Boulevard (Old Highway 75) located 2.53 miles and 2.54 miles respectively, north of the Osage/Shawnee county line, bridge repair, PCI Roads, LLC, Saint Michael, Minnesota, $2,549,668.42.
Shawnee ‑ 4‑89 KA‑6244‑01 ‑ K‑4, from the Wabaunsee/Shawnee county line to the K‑4/I‑70 junction, milling and overlay, 12.1 miles, Bettis Asphalt & Construction Inc., Topeka, Kansas, $2,850,806.88.
Shawnee ‑ 24‑89 KA‑6393‑01 ‑ U.S. 24, from 550 feet west of N.W. Rochester Road east to 1,130 feet east of N.W. Rochester Road in Topeka, milling and overlay, 0.3 mile, Superior Bowen Asphalt Company LLC, Kansas City, Missouri, $1,724,304.43.
Wabaunsee ‑ 30‑99 KA‑6245‑01 ‑ K‑30, from the K‑30/I‑70 junction to the city limits of Maple Hill, milling and overlay, 2.0 miles, Bettis Asphalt & Construction Inc., Topeka, Kansas, $489,475.17.
Wyandotte ‑ 73‑105 KA‑5498‑01 – U.S. 73, U.S. 73/K‑7 junction and Hollingsworth Road on the Wyandotte/Leavenworth county line, intersection improvement, Miles Excavating, Inc., Basehor, Kansas, $846,304.51.
Wyandotte ‑ 70‑105 KA‑6086‑01 ‑ I‑70, bridge #152 (over I-635 northbound) located at the I‑70/I‑635 Interchange, bridge redeck, Clarkson Construction Company, Kansas City, Missouri, $6,031,010.26.
Wyandotte ‑ 70‑105 KA‑6369‑01 ‑ I‑70, from S. 78th Street east 4 miles to the west I‑70/ I‑635 interchange approach; from 0.5 mile east of the I‑70 bridge over Kaw Drive east to the west S.18th Street bridge approach; and from the I‑70/I‑670 split east to the west Lewis and Clark Viaduct bridge, milling and overlay, 6.4 miles, Superior Bowen Asphalt Company LLC, Kansas City, Missouri, $13,161,769.50.
District Two — North Central
Dickinson ‑ 70‑21 KA‑6406‑01 ‑ I‑70, from approximately 1,843 feet east of the I‑70/K‑206 junction east to the Dickinson/Geary county line, patching and overlay, 2.9 miles, APAC-Kansas Inc. Shears Division, Hutchinson, Kansas, $1,682,930.05.
Geary – 40B3‑31 KA‑3952‑01 ‑ U.S. 40B3, bridge #035 (over the Union Pacific Railroad and Monroe Street) located approximately 1,214 feet east of U.S. 77B in Junction City, bridge replacement, King Construction Company Inc. & Subsidiaries, Hesston, Kansas, $15,957,363.42.
Geary ‑ 70‑31 KA‑6278‑01 ‑ I‑70, from 0.64 mile east of the I‑70/K‑57 junction to the Geary/Riley county line, pavement patching, 15.5 miles, R A Knapp Construction Inc., Lenexa, Kansas, $3,264,702.50.
Saline ‑ 143‑85 KA‑3940‑01 ‑ K‑143, 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/E. Granville Road intersection, bridge replacement, L & M Contractors Inc., Great Bend, Kansas, $668,194.00.
District Three — Northwest
Graham ‑ 283‑33 KA‑6418‑01 ‑ U.S. 283, from Prout Street in Hill City to the Graham/Norton county line, milling and overlay, 13.5 miles, Venture Corporation, Great Bend, Kansas, $3,612,818.90.
Graham ‑ 24‑33 KA‑6419‑01 ‑ U.S. 24, from the east city limits of Hill City to the U.S. 24/K‑18 junction, milling and overlay, 8.2 miles, Venture Corporation, Great Bend, Kansas, $1,886,455.12.
Osborne ‑ 181‑71 KA‑3938‑01 ‑ K‑181, bridge #042 over Twin Creek located 6 miles south of U.S. 24, bridge replacement, Bridges Inc., Newton, Kansas, $1,585,322.53.
Phillips ‑ 36‑74 KA‑6002‑01 ‑ U.S. 36, at 10 locations beginning 0.57 mile east of E. 300 Road east to 0.27 mile east of E. 1000 Road, guard fence, 6.7 miles, Bettis Asphalt & Construction Inc., Topeka, Kansas, $1,727,949.50.
Rooks ‑ 82 K‑1659‑07 ‑ From 1.83 miles south of the U.S. 24/ Webster State Park Road entrance north to the U.S. 24/Webster State Park Road entrance, state park road, 1.8 miles, Venture Corporation, Great Bend, Kansas, $307,770.00.
Rooks ‑ 258‑82 KA‑6379‑01 ‑ K‑258, from beginning of route to end of route at the U.S. 24/K‑258 junction, milling and overlay, 3.5 miles, Venture Corporation, Great Bend, Kansas, $801,606.50.
Russell ‑ 281‑84 KA‑2370‑03 ‑ U.S. 281, from Land Road north to the U.S. 281/K‑18 junction, grading and surfacing, 12.0 miles, Sporer Land Development Inc., Oakley, Kansas, $35,972,721.00.
District Four — Southeast
Bourbon ‑ 69‑6 KA‑5563‑01 ‑ U.S. 69 and intersection of 3rd, 6th, 12th and 25th Streets in Fort Scott, traffic signals, 2.0 miles, LaForge & Budd Construction Company Inc., Parsons, Kansas, $2,645,573.03.
Chautauqua ‑ 166B‑10 KA‑4997‑01 – U.S. 166B, bridge #009 over Deer Creek, bridge replacement, B & B Bridge Company LLC, St. Paul, Kansas, $1,173,443.79.
Cherokee ‑ 11 KA‑6371‑01 ‑ U.S. 69 (Military Avenue), from the south city limits of Baxter Springs to the north city limits of Baxter Springs and U.S. 166 (12th Street), from the west city limits of Baxter Springs east to the east city limits of Baxter Springs, milling and overlay, 4.4 miles, Blevins Asphalt Construction Company Inc., Mt. Vernon, Missouri, $1,170,571.38.
Franklin ‑ 68‑30 KA‑6329‑01 ‑ K‑68, from the Franklin/Osage county line to the west city limits of Ottawa, milling and overlay, 12.3 miles, Bettis Asphalt & Construction Inc., Topeka, Kansas, $3,984,272.50.
District Five — South Central
Sedgwick ‑ 87 N‑0717‑01 ‑ Academy Avenue from S. Cathey Street to Maize Road in Maize, grading and surfacing, 0.6 mile, Pearson Construction LLC, Wichita, Kansas, $6,681,860.00.
District Six — Southwest
Meade ‑ 54‑60 KA‑6130‑01 ‑ U.S. 54, bridges #031 and #032 over Crooked Creek located 6.1 miles and 7.7 miles respectively, northeast of the U.S. 54/ U.S. 160 junction, bridge repair, Bridges Inc., Newton, Kansas, $909,070.95.
The following project was approved from the Feb. 16, 2022, letting.
Riley ‑ 81 U‑2373‑01 – Marlatt and Northview Elementary Schools in Manhattan, pedestrian and bicycle paths, 0.3 mile, Ebert Construction Co. Inc. & Subsidiary, Wamego, Kansas, $436,672.15.