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K-42 to Get Resurfaced in Pratt, Barber, Kingman Counties

A nearly $8.8 million resurfacing project will start soon on about 38 miles of K-42 in Pratt,
Barber and Kingman counties.

The Kansas Department of Transportation project involves a recycle and hot-mix-asphalt
overlay on K-42 in those counties. The work will also add 2-foot shoulders on some K-42
curves in those counties.

The project will cover almost 9 miles in Pratt County on K-42, from the U.S. 281 junction to
the Pratt/Barber county line; almost 5 miles in Barber County on K-42, from the Pratt/Barber
county line to the Barber/Kingman county line; and almost 24 miles in Kingman County,
from the Barber/Kingman county line to the K-14 junction.

The work is expected to begin around July 11 and be completed around the first week of
During the work, traffic will be controlled by a pilot car and flaggers. Motorists can expect to
stop and face delays of up to 15 minutes.

APAC-Kansas Inc. Shears Division, of Hutchinson, is the primary contractor for the nearly
$8.8 million project.