County Government

Douglas County Commission to consider awarding contract to repair rural bridge

The Douglas County Commission on Wednesday will consider awarding a construction contract to repair a bridge just south of Lawrence. In a memo to county commissioners, Public Works Director Keith Browning said the project would repair the bridge carrying East 1400 Road over the Wakarusa River. ...

Douglas County plans to demolish building on south Massachusetts Street

Douglas County has filed plans to demolish an unoccupied building on the southern edge of downtown. The City of Lawrence’s Historic Resources Commission will consider authorizing a certificate of appropriateness for the county to demolish the structure located at 1242 Massachusetts St. ...