News and Announcements

News Releases - 2016

KDOT announces approved December bids (Dec 27, 2016)

KDOT crews ready for winter (Dec 5, 2016)

KDOT announces approved November bids (Nov 30, 2016)

Final Milestone Celebrated on Mega Johnson County Gateway Project (November 30, 2016)

Kansas UAS program tests drones for bridge, tower inspections (11/7/16)

KDOT announces approved October bids (11/2/16) 

Air ambulance service now accessible to more Kansans, report shows (10/21/16) 

KDOT requesting comments on STIP amendment (10/20/16) 

Deer-vehicle crashes increase in fall (10/13/16) 

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH SUMMARY Statewide Deer Crashes (10/13/16) 

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH SUMMARY Statewide Deer Crashes by County (10/13/16) 

Improving safety can help put the brakes on fatalities (10/10/16) 

Impaired-goggles tricycle race, speakers highlight Oct. 10 safety event (10/6/16) 

KDOT announces approved September bids (10/4/16) 

KDOT requesting comments on STIP amendment (9/29/16) 

Kansas highway system ranked 3rd in national report (9/22/16) 

KDOT to hold public transit workshops (9/21/16) 

Parcells retires from KDOT (9/20/16) 

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries (9/19/16) 

Kansas aviation, airports to be highlighted during 2016 Fly Kansas Air Tour (9/15/16) 

Blog highlights need for safety on roadways (9/13/16) 

Quality of Kansas roads top 90 percent, far exceeding performance targets (9/9/16) 

Deadlines approaching for statewide kids’ contests (9/6/16) 

Safety on roadways still a priority as summer ends (9/1/16) 

Drivers in Kansas are hitting the road, now more than ever (8/26/16) 

KDOT announces approved August bids (8/26/16)

Task force to examine use of drones in public, private sectors (8/24/16)

Drinking and driving? Not a good choice. (8/17/16)

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries (8/15/16) 

KDOT requesting comments on STIP document (8/11/16) 

"You drink. You drive. You lose." starts (8/11/16) 

Contests aim to Put the Brakes on Fatalities (8/9/16)

Garden City shipping center helped by KDOT Contribution (8/8/16)

Amtrak President & CEO makes "whistle-stops" this week at Southwest Chief cities (8/3/16)

KDOT announces approved July bids (7/26/16) 

St. Marys resident named Interim Transportation Secretary (7/19/16) 

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries (7/18/16) 

Horinek retires from KDOT (7/8/16) 

KDOT announces approved June bids (7/7/16) 

Construction of Great Bend shipping center officially underway (7/6/16) 

Bob Brock selected to be Kansas' first Director of UAS (7/5/16) 

UAS director to be introduced (6/30/16) 

Travel, celebrate Independence Day safely (6/29/16)

Thompson named KDOT Director of Operations (6/29/16)

KDOT requesting comments on STIP amendment (6/23/16) 

New Kansas bicycle map available (6/21/16) 

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries (6/16/16) 

Work zone crashes are costly in many ways (6/13/16) 

KDOT announces approved May bids (6/10/16) 

Seitz selected as KDOT division director (6/9/16) 

Land and Sky Scenic Byway officially designated in northwest Kansas (6/8/16) 

Study offers recommendations to address truck parking issues (6/1/16) 

KDOT veteran named State Transportation Engineer (5/31/16) 

Kansas joins the Monarch Highway (5/26/16) 

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries (5/19/16) 

"Click it. Or ticket." campaign seeks to reduce traffic injuries, deaths (5/11/16) 

"Click it. Or ticket." starts in Kansas (5/5/16) 

KDOT announces approved April bids (5/2/16)

KDOT requesting comments on STIP amendment (4/28/16)

9 airports to receive funding under Kansas Airport Improvement Program (4/21/16)

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries (4/21/16)

KDOT to delay expansion, modernization projects for FY 2017-18 (4/20/16)

People Saving People recipients announced (4/20/16) 

KDOT awards 25 Transportation Alternative projects (4/15/16) 

Improving safety in highway work zones (4/13/16) 

Orange is the color of the week (4/11/16) 

Media invited to work zone safety event (4/11/16) 

KDOT Announces Approved March Bids (4/6/16) 

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries (3/17/16) 

Annual traffic safety conference scheduled for April 18-20 in Topeka (3/7/16) 

Political signs not allowed on highway right of way (3/3/16) 

KDOT announces approved February bids (3/1/16) 

McAdoo retires from KDOT (2/29/16) 

Pontious retires from KDOT (2/29/16) 

KDOT requesting comments on STIP amendment (2/25/16) 

Businessman selected to lead KDOT’s Division of Aviation (2/23/16) 

Preliminary engineering to begin for Great Bend shipping facility (2/11/16) 

KDOT announces approved January bids (2/8/16) 

KDOT announces Phase I projects for Kansas airport improvements (2/3/16) 

Travel to central, western Kansas discouraged (2/2/16) 

Game Plan for Super Bowl Sunday? Don’t Drink and Drive (2/2/16) 

People Saving People nominations now being accepted by KDOT (2/1/16) 

KDOT hosts Aviation Day on Feb. 3 at the Capitol (1/28/16) 

Interim state aviation director named (1/22/16) 

KDOT employees celebrate service anniversaries (1/19/16) 

KDOT opens office on KU campus (1/6/16)