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Two K-61 Bridges in Hutchinson will be Repaired

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RENO COUNTY, Kan. – Two K-61 bridges in Hutchinson will be repaired beginning around March 13.

The Kansas Department of Transportation project will repair the K-61 bridge 1.2 miles north of the U.S. 50/K-61 junction. It is the first bridge north of Avenue G over the railroad.

The project also will repair the K-61 bridge 1.7 miles north of the U.S. 50/K-61 junction. It is the first bridge north of Avenue A.

The project will patch the bridge decks and place an overlay on the decks. It also will replace the bridge approach slabs.

During the work, traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction. The work is expected to be completed around mid-July.

Wildcat Construction Co. Inc., of Wichita, is the primary contractor for the $1,765,950 project.

The map below shows the approximate project locations, marked in red.

For updated information on this and other KDOT highway projects and road conditions across the state, go to www.kandrive.org.