July 25, 2014

City agrees to help finance water tower

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
Two main items of discussion were on the agenda at a special session of the Edgerton City Council on Dec. 3.
Construction of a water tower near the BNSF Intermodal facility and Logistics …

BNSF opens Logistics Park Kansas City Intermodal Facility

BNSF  photo's crane lift
The Logistics Park Kansas City has five cranes now operating at the Intermodal site. Each crane sits 90 feet up in the air and each operator must climb 112 steps.   Photo courtesy of Debbie Hickman

The Logistics Park Kansas City has five cranes now operating at the Intermodal site. Each crane sits 90 feet up in the air and each operator must climb 112 steps. Photo courtesy of Debbie Hickman

Members of the public were …

BNSF opens Logistics Park Kansas City Intermodal Facility

 

BNSF Railway introduced its new Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC) Intermodal Facility in Edgerton today during the facility’s grand opening ceremony. LPKC is a more than 1,550-acre master-planned distribution and warehouse development anchored by BNSF’s newest intermodal facility.

BNSF?s …

Edgerton, SWJCEDC up contract

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
The unanimous approval of an agreement between the city of Edgerton and the Southwest Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (SWJCEDC) was the highlight of the Oct. 10 Edgerton City Council meeting.
The council’s …

Intermodal Open House scheduled for this Thursday

BNSF Railway will introduce its new Logistics Park Kanas City (LPKC) Intermodal Facility to customers, community, federal and state leaders, and the media during the facility’s grand opening ceremony on Oct. 17.
A formal presentation by BNSF CEO Matt Rose …

Officials host grand opening of interchange

Ed Eilert, Chair of the Johnson County Board of Commissioners, welcomes guests and dignitaries to the grand opening of the Interstate 35 interchange at Homestead Lane in Edgerton. The interchange was opened to traffic at the end of September, but officials cut a red ribbon in celebration of the completed project on Oct. 11. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson
Ed Eilert, Chair of the Johnson County Board of Commissioners, welcomes guests and dignitaries to the grand opening of the Interstate 35 interchange at Homestead Lane in Edgerton. The interchange was opened to traffic at the end of September, but officials cut a red ribbon in celebration of the completed project on Oct. 11. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Ed Eilert, Chair of the Johnson County Board of Commissioners, welcomes guests and dignitaries to the grand opening of the Interstate 35 interchange at Homestead Lane in Edgerton. The interchange was opened to traffic at the end of September, but

Edgerton approves container storage lot

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Edgerton City Council members approved a shipping container storage lot during at Sept. 26 meeting.
The storage lot will be located on the northeast corner of Waverly and 191st Street.
As part of the approval process, the …

I-35 interchange open

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg
Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

The I-35 interchange serving the new intermodal logistics park is now open.

Edgerton hosts final intermodal session

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
The fourth session of Edgerton’s Intermodal 101 was held on Sept. 30, at Edgerton Elementary School.
The session focused on transportation and infrastructure. Edgerton Mayor Donald Roberts and city administrator Beth Linn each …

Intermodal, logistics park, interchange open

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
With little public fanfare, the sometimes contentious Logistics Park Kansas City project opened its doors in Edgerton on Monday, Sept. 30.
LPKC, with its rail-accessible warehouses next to the BNSF intermodal, will offer distribution services to an …