February 8, 2016

Edgerton votes for stringent container lot regulations

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com After viewing photographs of intermodal container storage lots in Argentine, the Edgerton City Council voted to have more stringent requirements for storage lots within city limits. All container storage facilities must have a minimum of 20 acres and a hard asphalt or concrete surface. Beth Linn, city administrator, showed photos of the Continue Reading

Officials break ground for new interchange

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com A new interchange at Interstate 35 and Homestead Lane is one step closer to reality. Officials from the city of Edgerton, Johnson County and Kansas Department of Transportation gathered at the site of the future diverging diamond interchange to break ground on the project. The interchange will primarily serve the BNSF intermodal Continue Reading

Edgerton agrees to partner in Southwest JoCo freight district study

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com The Edgerton City Council approved an agreement to participate in a study of the Southwest Johnson County Freight District on March 8. The proposed partnership includes the cities of Edgerton and Gardner, Johnson County, Mid America Regional Council (MARC) and the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT). The freight district study will examine Continue Reading