October 22, 2014

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

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

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 …

Overweight permits on hold at KDOT request

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
The issue of heavyweight truck traffic on the roads surrounding Logistics Park Kansas City, near the BNSF Intermodal facility, was the topic of discussion at  an Edgerton City Council  meeting on Sept. 19.…

Intermodal class draws a crowd

Strings of empty shipping container well cars sit under the five large production cranes at the BNSF Railway’s new Kansas City InterModal Facility (KCIMF) in readiness for the opening of the huge complex in coming days. Construction on the intermodal center began 2-1/2 years ago. The facility will add to the employment base in the area and is expected to attract a few thousand additional jobs in the area within the next 10 to 20 years as the result of expected new warehouse distribution centers. Submitted photo by Larry Byers

Strings of empty shipping container well cars sit under the five large production cranes at the BNSF Railway’s new Kansas City InterModal Facility (KCIMF) in readiness for the opening of the huge complex in coming days. Construction on the intermodal

Intermodal class discusses public safety issues

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
Session two of the city of Edgerton’s “Intermodal 101” was held Sept. 16, at Edgerton Elementary School.
This series of informational sessions is designed to provide answers to citizens’ questions and concerns regarding …

Edgerton kicks-off Intermodal class

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
A big crowd turned out for the city of Edgerton’s “Intermodal 101,” the first in a series of informational meetings concerning the Logistics Park Kansas City and BNSF Intermodal project in Edgerton.
The …