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KDOT announces approved December bids for NW Kansas projects

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The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place Dec. 12 in Topeka. Some of the bids may include multiple projects that have been bundled based on proximity and type of work.

Northwest Kansas projects are listed below by county.

District Three — Northwest

Ellis ‑ 70‑26 KA‑4955‑01 ‑ I-70, bridge #021 on I-70 located at the U.S. 183/I‑70 junction, bridge repair, PCI Roads, LLC, Saint Michael, Mn., $299,035.76.

Ellis ‑ 70‑26 KA‑4956‑01 ‑ I-70, bridge #004 on I-70 located at the K‑247/I‑70 junction, bridge repair, PCI Roads, LLC, Saint Michael, Mn., $271,337.42.

Ellis ‑ 183‑26 M‑0067‑01 – U. S. 183, at the U.S. 183/I‑70 interchange (at the Hays Subarea), stockpile bituminous material, APAC-Kansas Inc. Shears Division, Hutchinson, Ks., $51,991.65.

Osborne ‑ 24‑71 KA‑4958‑01 ‑ U.S. 24, bridge #005 (over the South Fork Solomon River Drainage) on U.S. 24 located 8.6 miles east of the Rooks County line, bridge repair, L & M Contractors Inc., Great Bend, Ks., $239,426.20.

Statewide ‑ 106 M‑0068‑01 ‑ Locations at Phillipsburg, Norton and Stockton in District 3, Area 3, stockpile bituminous material, Venture Corporation, Great Bend, Ks., $112,500.00.

Statewide ‑ 106 M‑0069‑01 ‑ Locations at Attwood, Colby and Oberlin in District 3, Area 2, stockpile bituminous material, APAC-Kansas Inc. Shears Division, Hutchinson, Ks., $146,338.50.

Statewide ‑ 106 M‑0070‑01 ‑ Locations at Grainfield, Hoxie, Oakley and Sharon Springs in District 3, Area 4, stockpile bituminous material, APAC-Kansas Inc. Shears Division, Hutchinson, Ks., $95,322.00.

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