Lawrence Journal World Article: Lawrence representatives say
expansion of K-10’s west leg will pay for itself, dismiss toll as counterproductive

Nov 13, 2018

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.

A number of representatives of the City of Lawrence, Douglas County and the local chamber of commerce testified Nov. 8 before the Joint Legislative Transportation Vision Task Force at a public hearing in Olathe about the importance of completing the South Lawrence Trafficway by upgrading K-10 to four lanes from the U.S. Highway 59/Iowa Street interchange to North 1800 Road.

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