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Road tests under way in Cheyenne Co.

7/17/2012

Special to The Hays Daily News

Special to The Hays Daily News

The Kansas Department of Transportation is conducting pavement evaluation tests this week in Cheyenne County on the following routes:

* Kansas Highway 27 Highway from the Sherman County line to the Nebraska state line.

* U.S. Highway 36 from the Colorado state line to the Rawlins County line.

This operation includes the use of a pilot car operation to control traffic.

The surveys test the quality of pavement and certain aspects of deflection upon the roadway. KDOT technicians will be working during daylight hours in 4-mile segments. A minimal wait of 15 minutes or less is possible for motorists.