September 1, 2015

Planners to host meeting about SW JoCo

SWJC meeting

A artist’s rendering of the Interstate 35 interchange at Homestead Lane in Edgerton. The interchange will likely play a part in future development plans. Photo courtesy of Kansas Department of Transportation

Planners from Gardner, Edgerton, Johnson County, the Kansas Department …

175th Street, U.S. 169 ramps to be closed all weekend

Mark Taylor
Gardner’s main Interstate 35 entrance ramps will be closed over the weekend.
According to Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) the southbound and northbound I-35 to 175th Street ramps will be closed from 8 p.m. on July 20 …

Gardner police participate in traffic enforcement program

The Gardner Police Department will participate in a special traffic enforcement program sponsored by the Kansas Department of Transportation.
The “Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign runs  through Sunday, June 3.
Gardner Police Department will have extra enforcement during this …

KDOT projects will require lane closures on 56 Highway; work starts April 9

Kansas Department Of Transportation will begin a project to repair pavement on U.S. 56 Highway beginning April 9.
The project limits will be from Sycamore Street to the bridge over Old U.S. 56 Highway.
Lane closures will be required. Information …

County signs on to freight district study

Mark Taylor

The Johnson County Commission has signed on with the cities of Gardner and Edgerton, the Mid-America Regional Council and the Kansas Department of Transportation in funding a study of the Southwest Johnson County Freight District.

Commissioners approved …

Officials break ground for new interchange

City, county and state officials break ground on the new Interchange planned for Interstate 35 and Homestead Lane. Staff photo by Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor
A new interchange at Interstate 35 and Homestead Lane is one step closer to …

City asked to participate in freight district study

Danedri Thompson
The Kansas Department of Transportation will ask the city of Gardner to sign on to a study to create a freight district in southwest Johnson County. Participating in the plan would cost the city 5.5 percent of …

Groundbreaking for Homestead interchange

The I-35 and Homestead Lane Southwest Johnson County Interchange Project began construction in early March 2012 and is scheduled for completion in the Fall 2013.
The Interchange project includes the construction of a new Diverging Diamond Interchange at I-35 and …

Gardner police to step up DUI, seatbelt enforcement

The Gardner Police Department will participate in a special traffic enforcement program sponsored by the Kansas Department of Transportation next week.
A grant from KDOT will underwrite overtime traffic enforcement targeted at impaired drivers and vehicle occupants who are not …

Edgerton exit closed from Sept. 20-24

The Edgerton exit 202 at Interstate 35 will be closed for maintenance from Sept. 20-24.…