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Local construction company has $13 million in future jobs

By The Mercury

A local firm has won about $13 million in highway construction projects announced recently by The Kansas Department of Transportation.

Bid lettings for the projects took place Dec. 19 in Topeka, and included six awarded to Shillling Construction of Manhattan. The six are for:

K-106, from K-18/K-106 north to Minneapolis and from the east city limits of Minneapolis (Old 81 Highway) east to the State Park, overlay, 14.7 miles, $758,240.50.

U.S. 81, from the Saline/Ottawa county line north to U.S. 81/K-106, 11.4 miles, $1,933,117.24.

K-143, from I-70/K-143 north and northwest to K-143/U.S. 81; K-41, from Delphos east to K-41/U.S. 81; U.S. 81, from I-70/U.S. 81 north to the Saline/Ottawa county line; milling and overlay, 15.4 miles, $2,583,800.13.

K-15, from K-18 to the Dickinson/Clay county line; K-15, from the Dickinson/Clay county line north to Clay Center; K-197, from Industry east to the Dickinson/Clay county line; K-197, from the Dickinson/Clay county line east to K-197/K-15; K-18, from the Dickinson/Ottawa county line east to the west K-18/K-15 junction; 38.1 miles, $4,311,203.40.

U.S. 77, from Winfield north to the K-15 junction, 9.8 miles, $919,234.59.

U.S. 81, from milepost 25.0 north to Wellington, and from the north city limits of Wellington north to the Sumner/Sedgwick county line, 18.9 miles, $2,482,489.23.

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