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Kansas Turnpike construction

Another piece of turnpike bridge falls into Kansas River basin
01:56 p.m., January 13, 2010 Updated 03:01 p.m.
Woodlawn School first-grader Tyler Bowden couldn’t be in class Wednesday afternoon, so he figured he’d learn something.
Video: Final bridge supports blasted

The last supports of the old Kansas River bridge were blasted Wednesday. Crews will now work to dispose of the materials that fell into the river. Watch »

Video: Second KTA bridge blast goes off without a hitch

A KU student pushed the button that demolished a portion of the Kansas Turnpike bridge. Watch »

Video: KU student pushes detonation trigger

KU junior Jessica Sadler pushes the button that detonates the explosives rigged to two sections of the Kansas Turnpike bridge. Watch »

Video: Blast technician discusses bridge explosion

Patrick Carney, owner of Chicago Explosive Services, the firm hired to blast the original turnpike bridges, was on hand Thursday when a portion the bridges was taken down. Watch »

Video: Slow-motion capture of turnpike blast

Two views of Thursday morning's demolition of a section of the Kansas River bridge, one at full speed and the other slowed down. Watch »

Kansas Turnpike Authority in talks to build scenic outlook on I-35
July 5, 2014
The Kansas Turnpike Authority is in the beginning stages of a new project that would establish a scenic outlook along I-35 in the Flint Hills. Though cost estimates and design plans are still unknown at this time, the overlook would be located near milepost 111 in Chase County.
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
June 22, 2014
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
10:19 p.m., June 14, 2014 Updated 10:53 p.m.
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
May 25, 2014
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
May 18, 2014
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
May 11, 2014
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
May 4, 2014
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.
Roadwork and construction planned this week
April 27, 2014
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
April 20, 2014
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.
Roadwork and construction planned this week
April 13, 2014
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
April 6, 2014
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
March 30, 2014
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
March 23, 2014
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
March 15, 2014
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
March 8, 2014
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.

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