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.

Related Summaries