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Public Information Meeting Summary Documents From our November 14, 2018 Public Meeting - The purpose of the open house was to have a dialogue with participants about the purpose and need of the SLT SEIS project. The purpose of the SEIS is to help KDOT evaluate the options for improving the SLT to enhance safety and improve congestion while trying to minimize impact to the environment. The meeting summary and comment log can be reviewed.
November 14, 2018The public is invited to the first public input meeting being held as part of a Supplemental Environmental Impact Study (SEIS) of the South Lawrence Trafficway corridor. The meeting will be held at Southwest Middle School, 2511 Inverness Dr in Lawrence from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m November 14. Those interested in the project can come and go anytime during those hours.
Lawrence and Douglas County residents will have an opportunity Wednesday to comment on the proposed expansion of Kansas Highway 10’s west leg. Laurie Arellano, Kansas Department of Transportation spokeswoman, said KDOT would have the first of its planned informational meetings about an environmental impact study on expanding K-10 to four lanes from the U.S. Highway 59/Iowa Street interchange to North 1800 Road, which is known as Farmers’ Turnpike. The meeting will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at Southwest Middle School, 2511 Inverness Drive.
LJ World: Lawrence representatives say expansion of K-10’s west leg will pay for itself, dismiss toll as counterproductive
Local advocates who want the state to prioritize expanding Kansas Highway 10’s west leg to four lanes are using the state’s own figures to argue that the project will pay for itself, but they say adding a toll to use the road would be counterproductive.
Lawrence Journal World's Editorial, Oct 30, 2018
Get a link to the Lawrence Journal World's Editorial that views the toll proposal as unfair.
Associated Press Article, Oct 29, 2018
Concerns are being raised about a proposal to make one of Lawrence’s busiest highways into a toll road.