Tag: 15th Street

Commissioners name four unsafe structures, hear passenger rail update

The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 4-0 on Sept. 5 to declare several structures in Arkansas City as unsafe and dangerous. The structures all are in a state of disrepair. Many need work to the foundation or roof, or mold removal. Six structures — located at 215 North B St., 306 North […]

Alcohol consumption area moved to tennis courts for this year’s PrairieFest

The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 3-0 on Aug. 1 to approve an ordinance allowing the consumption of alcohol at PrairieFest this year. While consumption also has been allowed in years past, there will be a change in where it can occur this year. In years past, beer was […]

Sanitation shifts to three-day schedule next week due to Fourth of July

The City of Arkansas City will shift to a three-day sanitation schedule next week due to the closure of all city offices July 3-4 in observance of Independence Day. The Cowley County Landfill also will be closed July 4 for Independence Day. All of Monday’s route and part of Tuesday’s […]

Concrete reconstruction, closure to begin May 22 on North 15th Street

North 15th Street will be closed to through traffic between Radio Lane and Skyline Road starting May 22, according to Public Works Director Eric Broce. During this road closure, through traffic on 15th Street will be detoured east at both Radio Lane and Skyline Road. Access to local traffic only […]

Train Park under way: Hernandez announces restoration, fundraising plans

Big plans are being made for the train engine in Wilson Park. During the April 4 City Commission meeting, City Manager Nick Hernandez provided an update on Wilson Park master plan progress. The train was fenced off to the public recently in an effort to begin removing lead paint that […]

Concrete construction to resume Feb. 27 on North Summit Street

The North Summit Street improvement and water line replacement project is ready to resume for the spring, according to Public Works Director Eric Broce. The contractor, Cornejo and Sons LLC, will resume work Feb. 27 on Summit Street, beginning with the restoration of traffic control from Cedar to Chestnut avenues, […]

Summit Street construction pauses for winter; water lines done by Christmas

The North Summit Street road improvement and water line replacement project is beginning to wind down for the winter, according to Public Works Director Eric Broce. With the onset of colder weather, further concrete pouring must wait until spring. The contractor already has pulled back most of the traffic control […]

Asphalt overlay continues on West Radio Lane, to be finished next week

Asphalt overlay is ongoing this week on West Radio Lane and is set to conclude by the middle of next week, just in time for the Arkalalah Festival. The planned schedule of remaining work is as follows: Oct. 21 — asphalt overlay paving of Radio Lane from Eighth to Summit […]

Milling set to begin this week on West Radio Lane at 15th Street

Asphalt milling is set to begin this week on West Radio Lane, starting at 15th Street and progressing east toward Fourth Street by the end of the week. Contractor delays during the weekend have pushed back slightly the schedule that was advertised late last week by the City of Arkansas […]

Work set to begin on $1.8 million contract for streets, water line

Preliminary work has begun on a replacement water line near North Summit Street and more extensive road work is set to begin shortly in Arkansas City. The City Commission of Arkansas City voted unanimously on Aug. 2 to approve a contract agreement with Cornejo and Sons LLC, of Wichita, for […]