The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) selected US69 Express Constructors to build the state’s first express toll lane on U.S. 69 Highway in Overland Park.
Two initial bids were substantially higher than the Kansas Department of Transportation budgeted for the job.
The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) is pumping the brakes on plans to create express toll lanes on U.S. 69 Highway.
Plans to widen U.S. 69 from four lanes to six are now on hold after two bids exceeded cost estimates for the highway project.
KDOT extending procurement on U.S. 69 express lane project in Overland Park to try to reduce project cost
The two qualified proposals exceeded KDOT’s most recent project estimate of $430 million.
Kansas road crews expect to break ground on a major project to create express toll lanes on U.S. 69 Highway later this fall. The 69Express project will create the first single lane toll road in Kansas.