TOPEKA, KS, April 2, 2018 — The Kansas Turnpike Authority announces bids have been approved and contracts awarded on two upcoming Turnpike construction projects.
Project #7081 – A project for reinforced concrete box drainage improvements on I-35/KTA at mile markers 4.4 and 6.2, including ramp improvements at the South Haven Interchange was awarded to Dondlinger & Sons Construction Company, Inc., Wichita, KS for $2,722,876.70.
Project #7326 – A project to mill and inlay pavement with shoulder seal from mile marker 135.8 to 167.8 I-335/KTA, including the Admire Interchange at mile marker 147 was awarded to Bettis Asphalt & Construction, Inc., Topeka, KS for $9,853,950.50.
Construction details will be available soon on www.ksturnpike.com with impacts to traffic posted on www.kandrive.org. Construction updates on this and other projects are published monthly in KTA’s electronic newsletter. Sign up to receive the newsletter using the form located at the bottom of any page on www.ksturnpike.com.
For more than 60 years, the Kansas Turnpike Authority (KTA) maintains 236 miles of user-fee supported roadway from the Oklahoma border to Kansas City. KTA doesn’t receive state or federal tax funds. Instead, toll revenue pays for preservation and modernization of the Turnpike system. With the current long-term plan, KTA has outlined 44 projects to enhance safety and the customer experience over the next decade. KTA’s mission is to provide safe, economical, high-quality transportation service to its customers.
For more information, contact: Rachel Bell, Director of Business Services & Customer Relations