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Cost Share Program Projects Selected

TOPEKA, KS — Gov. Laura Kelly and Transportation Secretary Julie Lorenz announces the 22 projects selected across the state as part of the Kansas Department of Transportation’s new Cost Share Program. These projects total nearly $74 million in state, local, federal and private investment in transportation improvements statewide.

“These projects demonstrate communities’ commitments to improve the quality of life for their citizens and to do so in a practical manner,” Kelly said. “This program also demonstrates the great things that happen when communities and the state work together.”

Nearly 100 applications were submitted in the first round of the program from across Kansas.

“There is pent up demand for transportation investments across our state,” Lorenz said. “I am excited to provide resources to help build safer, healthier and livelier communities that Kansans — young and old — want to make their forever homes.”

The program will provide funding to local entities for transportation projects that improve safety, support job retention and growth, improve access or mobility, relieve congestion and help areas across the state improve the transportation system.

Funding for the $39 million in grant awards is part of the $216 million authorized by the Legislature and Kelly to remain in the state highway fund in fiscal year 2020. In addition to the Cost Share Program, those funds are being used to increase highway preservation, help complete delayed T-WORKS projects, improve safety and provide new funding opportunities for cities and counties.

The next call for applications for the second round of projects will be announced next year. The selected projects include:

  • District 1: 87th Street Pedestrian and Bicycle Tunnel East of Acuff in Lenexa, Kansas
  • District 1: K-7 and Eisenhower Road Intersection Improvements in Lansing, Kansas
  • District 1: 62nd Street in Oskaloosa, Kansas
  • District 1: Commercial Street Revitalization (5th Street to 7th Street) in Atchison, Kansas
  • District 2: Salina Regional Airport Hangar H959 Improvements and Runway 35 Repairs in Salina, Kansas
  • District 2: 8th Street Geometric Improvement in Ellsworth, Kansas
  • District 2: B Street Reconstruction in Washington, Kansas
  • District 3: Sherman County Road Resurfacing - Old Highway 24 AKA County Road 64 in Goodland, Kansas
  • District 4: Pavement Patching and Overlay on numerous Allen County Roads in Iola, Kansas
  • District 4: Baptiste Drive Improvements in Paola, Kansas
  • District 4: East Quincy Street Reconstruction in Pittsburg, Kansas
  • District 4: The Last Mile in Humboldt, Kansas
  • District 5: US-56 and NHRA in Great Bend, Kansas
  • District 5: Redwing Intersection Improvements in Great Bend, Kansas
  • District 5: Wichita North Junction: Gold Project in Wichita, Kansas
  • District 5: Section Line Road Sidewalk in Garden Plain, Kansas
  • District 5: Apple Lane Reconstruction in Hutchinson, Kansas
  • District 6: KC Park and Hike & Bike Trail in Liberal, Kansas
  • District 6: Greeley Co. Hospital Concrete Street Pavement in Tribune, Kansas
  • District 6: Lane County Feeders Roadway Improvements in Dighton, Kansas
  • District 6: Gray/Clark/Meade Competitive Highway Bridge Program in Cimarron, Kansas
  • District 6: Dedicated turning lanes US 83 and Salley Road in Liberal, Kansas

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