Kansas Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin the second phase of the U.S. 169 reconstruction project in Allen County on Friday. Weather permitting, the highway will be closed from Hawaii Road south to Tank Farm Road. KDOT will reopen U.S. 169 to unrestricted traffic only from Hawaii Road to Minnesota Road south of Iola.
The Appeal Period Now Open for the Proposed Floodplain Map for Wilson County. Property owners and lessees will have one more opportunity to provide engineering data through their community during the official 90-day appeal process that ends on February 6th. The local mapping project is part of a nationwide effort led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. We have a link to the map on the Iola Radio Facebook page.