Work to replace a U.S. 281 bridge in Barton County will start soon. The project, which also involves grading, is over Blood Creek drainage almost 3 miles northwest of the east K-4/U.S. 281 junction. That is northwest of Hoisington. During the work, expected to begin around Sept. 27, traffic will...
K&O Railroad will upgrade the railroad crossing at SW 18 Road and Airport Road beginning Sept. 7. It is anticipated that the project will run through Sept. 10. During that period, the road will be closed to all traffic at the crossing point. A detour route and signage will be posted.
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Hurricane Ida, which has already exacted a heavy toll in states along the Gulf of Mexico, may also wipe out recent declines in national gas prices. According to Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy, while national prices have recently declined, the powerful storm, which made landfall as a category 4 hurricane along the gulf over the weekend, has caused disruptions to critical infrastructure, including oil production, refineries and pipelines.