Kansas will spend a total of $1.1 billion to improve 1,600 miles of its highways and replace or fix 209 bridges. The work is is slated for the 2013-2014 fiscal years. The state's list of 435 construction projects includes expansion of the Kellogg freeway in Wichita. "This is a wise use of precious dollars, and in this weak but recovering economy, we’ve made the decision to put Kansas on the road to growth," said Transportation Secretary Mike King.
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