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Kansas announces road projects across 36 cities

The Kansas governor has announced that 36 cities will collectively receive US$ 23 million for road and intersection improvement projects under the Kansas Department of Transportation‘s Road Improvement Program. “Through our bipartisan transportation plan, we are committed to maintaining and improving the roads of Kansas by investing transportation funds in the projects they were intended for. By working with local leaders to address transportation challenges and strengthen our state’s highway system, we will create jobs and business opportunities now and for future generations,” said Governor Kelly.

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Kansas Highway Infrastructure Program funding increased this round of funding from the city’s Connection Link Improvement Program from US$ 18 million to US$ 23 million for fiscal years 2022 through 2024. The corporate boundaries of a city. Demand for CCLIP funding has been high as cities grapple with the economic fallout from the COVID19 pandemic. KDOT received 61 applications requesting US$ 37 million for the total construction of US$ 47 million.

“The City Connecting Link Improvement Program is another way that Kansas DOT is working with communities to offer more options and solve road transportation problems through the projects. The city’s Connection Links Improvement Program projects help cities improve safety and contribute to economic growth and vitality,” said Secretary Julie Lorenz. As part of the city’s Connecting Link Improvement Program, a city must contribute up to 25 percent of the project costs based on its population, although some cities contribute significantly more. Cities with fewer than 2,500 inhabitants do not have to pay a surcharge. Bond Improvement Program projects fall into one of three categories: Surface maintenance projects include maintenance work such as surface renewal and are funded with up to US$ 300,000 per project in general geometric properties and can also address drainage issues. Geometric improvement projects address geometric issues such as adding turn lanes, improving intersections, or changing lane configuration and are funded with up to US$ 1 million per project.

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