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U.S. 400 resurfacing project active west of Parsons

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This week the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) started a resurfacing project on U.S. 400 in Labette County. The road work began at Jackson Road west of Parsons and is continuing west for nine miles, ending at the Labette-Montgomery county line.

The contractor is placing a 3½-inch asphalt overlay on the roadway. Flaggers and a pilot car operation are directing one-lane traffic through the work zone, with delays of 15 minutes or less expected during daylight hours.

KDOT awarded the construction contract of $5.3 million to Shilling Construction Co. of Manhattan. Bob Gudgen, construction engineer at the KDOT Pittsburg office, reminds drivers to obey the signs and flaggers and use extra caution in the work zone. Persons with questions concerning the project may contact Gudgen at (620) 231-7560 or Priscilla Petersen at 1-877-550-5368. This preservation project is funded under the T-WORKS transportation program. For additional information concerning T-WORKS visit the website, www.ksdot.org/tworks.

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