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Marc LaVoie
January 21, 2019 - 7:48 am
The Kansas Department of Transportation has identified a snowplow driver who died in a rollover accident over the weekend. Stephen Windler, 25, of Overland Park, lost control of the truck, which flipped over in a ditch before 6 a.m. Saturday on southbound U.S. 69 near 207th Street. "When people are...
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Marc LaVoie
August 17, 2018 - 11:41 am
Law enforcement agencies across Kansas are beginning a crackdown on drunk driving that will continue through Labor Day, Sept. 3. The annual campaign is called, "You drink. You drive. You LOSE." More than 150 agencies across the state are increasing the number of officers on the roads, to watch for...
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Kansas Department of Transportation
May 30, 2018 - 7:30 am
For the first time, the Kansas Department of Transportation is deploying a flying drone to map out a future road project. The fixed-wing device was used last week to collect images from a two-mile stretch of roadway along US-75, north of Holton. The pilot program will determine how drones can be...
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Small drones are flying in the sky
May 28, 2018 - 7:14 am
NETAWAKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas transportation officials are beginning a pilot project to determine how drones could be used in future road design work. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that last week marked the first time the Kansas Department of Transportation has employed drone technology in...
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Jim Cunningham
February 05, 2018 - 6:09 am
Kansas City commuters have come to depend on KC Scout to help them get to destinations more quickly when the way is blocked by accidents or debris on the roadway. KC Scout started as a joint venture between the Missouri and Kansas Departments of Transportation in the late 90s. By 2003, construction...
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Kara Marxer
February 02, 2018 - 5:42 am
Kansas City, MO & KS - Construction begins this weekend on the Lewis & Clark Viaduct, the portion of I-70 that connects downtown Kansas City, Missouri to downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The stretch of interstate will be closed for up to two years. The Lewis and Clark Viaduct is in danger of...
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Marc LaVoie
August 25, 2017 - 7:38 am
Drivers in southern Johnson County should expect delays on I-35 this weekend because of maintenance work. Crews will mill rumble strips into the shoulders of the interstate along I-35 from the Johnson-Miami County line to Gardner. Lanes adjacent to the work area will be closed to traffic. Traffic...
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Michael Ronnebaum
August 01, 2017 - 5:56 am
Next year drivers in Kansas City could lose two major routes around town. The problem could come from simultaneous maintenance projects on two bridges. This coming spring, after several years of waiting, the Kansas Department of Transportation is expected to begin renovations on the Lewis and Clark...
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Jim Cunningham
July 21, 2017 - 6:38 am
In Kansas, Missouri and four other states this weekend the motto is "Obey the sign or pay the fine." Law enforcement officers are conducting a speed enforcement blitz through July 23. Other states participating are Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The main focus is interstate highways,...
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