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Posted on: February 25, 2024

City of Emporia Secures Third Place at the Berkeley Springs Water Tasting

Congratulations to the staff of the Emporia, Kansas - City Government Water Treatment Plant for their commendable achievement of securing third place at the Berkeley Springs Water Tasting event. This prestigious competition, hosted by the Berkeley Springs...

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Skate Park Design Update

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City staff are moving forward with the Skate Park design process on the advice of the committee, which includes two community members that are skateboarding enthusiasts. Last month, the advisory committee convened via Zoom to meet with representatives fro...

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

BNSF Railroad Crossing Closure at Carter Street

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Starting February 26, 2024, BNSF Railroad’s contractor will close Carter Street to through traffic between South Avenue and 6th Avenue/US-50 Highway due to railroad crossing maintenance. The crossing closure is anticipated to begin the morning o...

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Quaker Park Petition Process

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The City Commission has yet to pass the resolution required to restart the Quaker Park petition process. However, a resolution will be included on the agenda for the regular meeting scheduled for March 6, 2024, to restart this process.

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Peyton Street Watermain Improvements Project Update

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Beginning the week of February 19, 2024, Peyton Street will be open to both directions of traffic from 12th Avenue to 9th Avenue. Peyton Street from 9th Avenue to 6th Avenue will remain open to southbound traffic only.

The ongoing Peyton Street Water Main ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

KDOT Project No. 035 056 KA 5714-01 (I35 Highway Bridge Replacement at Lincoln St)

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Beginning the week of February 26, 2024, the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) contractor will begin construction of the I-35 Highway bridge replacement at Lincoln Street.     

The City of Emporia’s Lincoln Str...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Peyton Street Watermain Improvements Project Update

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Beginning the week of December 26, 2023, the City’s contractor began construction of the South Avenue portion of the Peyton Street Watermain Improvements Project between Peyton Street and Carter Street. Traffic on South Avenue was one-way for ea...

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

Safe Routes to School Planning Grant Awarded

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The City of Emporia has been awarded a Kansas Department of Transportation Safe Routes to School Planning Grant. This grant is a collaborative effort between the City of Emporia, USD 253, and the Emporia-Lyon County Multi-Use-Path Planning (MUPP) Board.&a...

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