Tag: Kansas Department of Transportation

Ark City police to participate in Thanksgiving traffic enforcement effort

The Arkansas City Police Department will join many other police agencies across the state, including the Kansas Highway Patrol, in the Kansas Thanksgiving Traffic Enforcement Campaign, from today through Nov. 26. A grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will underwrite overtime traffic enforcement that specifically targets impaired drivers […]

KLINK construction project, road closures begin June 26 on South Summit

Lane and intersection closures will begin June 26 on South Summit Street as part of the ongoing KLINK resurfacing project, said Public Works Director Eric Broce. The contractor, Cornejo and Sons LLC, will commence construction work from the U.S. 77 bypass and West Tyler Avenue south to the Arkansas River […]

Seat belt usage, traffic enforcement campaign to begin Feb. 20 in Ark City

Starting next week, the Arkansas City Police Department will join other law enforcement agencies in Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma in aggressively enforcing seat belt usage and other traffic safety laws as part of a traffic enforcement campaign. Beginning Feb. 20 and continuing through March 5, drivers can expect increased police […]

Tips for staying safe at home, in vehicle during winter weather events

Residents of Arkansas City should brace themselves as multiple rounds of winter weather are set to affect the area this weekend. An Ice Storm Warning is in effect until noon Jan. 15. A wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet is likely to accumulate, which could result in hazardous traveling […]

ACPD to participate in Thanksgiving traffic enforcement effort

The Arkansas City Police Department will join many other police agencies across the state, including the Kansas Highway Patrol, in the Kansas Thanksgiving Traffic Enforcement Campaign, from Nov. 21 through Nov. 28. A grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will underwrite overtime traffic enforcement that specifically targets impaired […]

City commissioners designate new Chestnut Park recreation area

Beautification and parks have been on the minds of city officials lately, as evidenced by a pair of discussions at a City Commission meeting Sept. 6. The Beautification and Tree Advisory Board held a special meeting Aug. 29 and recommended the designation of a new public recreation area on West […]

Law Enforcement for June 5

Cowley County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to the 31000 block of U.S. 77 for a report of a possibly drunk driver in a silver car. The vehicle was not located in the area. Deputies were dispatched to the 32000 block of U.S. 77 for a report of a one-vehicle, […]

ACPD participates in ‘You Drink. You Drive. You Lose.’ campaign

The Arkansas City Police Department will join almost 150 other police agencies across the state, including the Kansas Highway Patrol, in the “You Drink. You Drive. You Lose.” campaign, from Aug. 18 through Labor Day on Sept. 5. A grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will underwrite overtime […]

City Commission chooses Radio Lane over chip sealing

The Arkansas City Public Works Department sought the direction of city commissioners during their regular meeting Tuesday night regarding street repairs. Each year, the department budgets approximately $170,000 to $175,000 for chip sealing repairs on residential streets. These repairs are surface repairs that do not require road closures. Chip sealing […]