The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place Aug. 21, 2019, in Topeka. Some of the bids may include multiple projects that have been bundled based on proximity and type of work.

Projects in this area include the following counties:

• Osborne — U.S. 24, from 0.6 mile east of County Road 515 east to the south U.S. 24/U.S. 281 junction, sealing, 12.7 miles, Bettis Asphalt & Construction Inc., Topeka, Ks., $1,272,303.50.

• Russell ‑ 281‑84 KA‑5290‑01 – U.S. 281, from the west K‑18/U.S. 281 junction east to the east K‑18/U.S. 281 junction, sealing, 8.5 miles, Heft and Sons LLC, Greensburg, Ks., $269,856.60.

• Rush — U.S. 183, from the Pawnee/Rush county line north to the south city limits of La Crosse, milling and overlay, 12.0 miles, Venture Corporation, Great Bend, Ks., $2,066,584.48.

• Rush — K‑4, from the Rush/Ness county line east to the Rush/Barton county line, crack repair, 36.7 miles, Scodeller Construction Inc., Wixom, Mi., $123,315.77.