K-61, Kansas

123 PARCELS ACQUIRED FOR

KDOT’S K-61 HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

MCPHERSON AND RENO COUNTIES, KANSAS

 

Location of the Project

K-61 Highway runs on a southwest to northeast diagonal connecting Pratt to Hutchinson and I-135 near McPherson in south Central Kansas. The focus of this project is a 22-mile long section of K-61 beginning at 17th Street in Hutchinson and continuing northeast to where the road is currently four lanes southwest of McPherson.

Funding

In 1999 the Kansas Legislature authorized one billion dollars for statewide System Enhancement projects in the Comprehensive Transportation Program. K-61 was one of 29 successful projects to be selected for System Enhancement funding by the Kansas Department of Transportation.

Process

Land Acquisitions, Inc. was hired by the Kansas Department of Transportation to acquire some 123 parcel of real estate required for the completion of the project.  All acquisition activities were completed in early 2009.


 

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