$1 million awarded for Atchison Co rd project

Left to right: Atchison Co Commission Chair Casey Quinn and Kansas Governor Laura Kelly/Credit: State of KS/Facebook

(KAIR)--Atchison County is named as one of 16 Kansas Cost Share projects awarded to share in the more than $12 million allcocated through the State's IKE Transportation Program.

The announcement was made in Topeka Tuesday, with Atchison County awarded $1 million to assist in the completion of the Ottawa Road Project, with the state saying the funds will support roadway rehabilitation and safety improvements.

Atchison County Commission Chair Casey Quinn was in attendance during the awards ceremony, which was overseen by Kansas Governor Laura Kelly and Calvin Reed, Secretary of the Kansas Department of Transportation.

During her address, Quinn thanked those who worked toward seeing the project funded, specifically the County's Road and Bridge Superintendent, Joe Snyder, who was also in attendance.

Quinn, who mentioned past attempts at securing the funding during her address, sends words of support in a social media post, thanking those who submitted a letter of support for the County's successful application, calling support letters "a critical part of our application process."

In addition, funding was awarded for projects in Brown and Pottawatomie Counties.

In Brown County, funding was awarded for a roadway rehabilitation project on 270th Road. In Pottawatomie County, funding was awarded for a bridge project on Louisville Road over Rock Creek.

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