BELLE PLAINE, Kansas, December 7, 2017 — The Kansas Turnpike Authority announces a bid has been approved and a contract awarded on an upcoming Turnpike construction project.
Project #7166 – Construction of a scour protection pad and placing rock slope protection at the Ninnescah River Bridges located at mile marker 26.815 I-35/KTA (Sumner County) was awarded to Bridges, Inc., Newton, KS for $516,799.
Construction details will be available soon on http://www.ksturnpike.com with impacts to traffic posted on http://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 is investing $1.2 billion in over 40 projects. 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