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Publications iconKansas Register

Volume 42 - Issue 12 - March 23, 2023

State of Kansas

Department of Transportation

Notice to Contractors

Electronic copies of the letting proposals and plans are available on the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) website at The website will allow the contractor to request approval from KDOT to bid as a prime contractor and be included on the “Bid Holders List,” or to be included on the “Non-Bid Holders List” as a subcontractor/supplier. KDOT’s approval is required to bid as a prime contractor. To bid as a prime contractor, KDOT needs to be notified of the intent to bid no later than the close of business on the Monday preceding the scheduled letting date. Failure to obtain prior approval to bid as a prime contractor on any projects listed below will be reason to reject your bid. The Secretary reserves the right to reject bids that do not comply with all requirements for preparing a bidding proposal as specified in the 2015 edition of the Kansas Department of Transportation Standard Specifications for State Road and Bridge Construction.

KDOT will only accept electronic internet proposals using the Bid Express website at until 1:00 p.m. (Central Time) on letting day. The KDOT bid letting will be conducted remotely by audio broadcast ONLY at 3:00 p.m. (Central Time) on letting day. For the conference call information see KDOT has tested the process, but in the event of an unforeseen issue, KDOT will provide updates.

Each bidder shall certify that such person, firm, association, or corporation has not, either directly or indirectly, entered into any agreement, participated in any collusion, or otherwise taken any action in restraint of free competitive bidding in connection with the submitted bid. This certification shall be in the form of a required contract provision provided by the state to each prospective bidder. Failure to complete the required contract provision and certify the completeness of the preceding statement when electronically signing the proposal will make the bid nonresponsive and not eligible for award consideration.

Projects for the April 19, 2023, letting.

District One – Northeast

Atchison – 73-3 KA-3889-01 – US-73, bridge #014 over Walnut Creek Drainage located 4.6 miles northwest of the US-73/K-74 junction, bridge replacement. (Federal Funds)

Marshall – 77-58 KA-3923-01 – US-77, bridge #010 over Fawn Creek located 2.7 miles east of the west junction of US-77/K-9, bridge replacement. (Federal Funds)

Statewide – 106 KA-6913-01 – Various locations in Atchison, Brown, Doniphan, Johnson, Wyandotte, Douglas, Shawnee, Wabaunsee, Lyon, and Riley counties, mudjacking. (State Funds)

District Two – North Central

Ellsworth – 27 TE-0492-01 – Locations on west side of K-14 from Grace Lane to Smoky Hill River bridge, pedestrian, and bicycle paths, 0.5 mile. (Federal Funds)

District Three – Southeast

Gove – 23-32 KA-6904-01 – K-23, from 3.6 miles north of the Lane/Gove County line north 3 miles, overlay, 3.0 miles. (State Funds)

Rawlins – 36-77 KA-5987-01 – US-36, in Atwood from 5th Street to 7th Street, grading and surfacing, 0.1 mile. (Federal Funds)

Trego – 70-98 KA-6859-01 – I-70, high mast light towers 098L0015, 098L0016 and 098L0018 located at the eastbound rest area 4.6 miles east of US-283, and high mast light tower 098L0020 located at the westbound rest area 5.7 miles east of US-283, lighting, 1.1 miles. (State Funds)

Wallace – 40-100 KA-4067-01 – US-40, bridge #006 over Union Pacific Railroad located 7.1 miles east of the east K-27 junction, bridge replacement. (Federal Funds)

Wallace – 40-100 KA-3916-01 – US-40, bridge #001 over Union Pacific Railroad located 9.7 miles east of the Colorado state line, bridge replacement. (Federal Funds)

Wallace – 40-100 KA-3914-01 – US-40, bridge #004 over South Fork Smoky Hill River located 3 miles east of the east K-27 junction, bridge replacement. (Federal Funds)

District Four – Southeast

Cherokee – 400-11 KA-6620-01 – US-400, from Riverton Roundabout north to the US-160/US-69/US-400 junction, milling and overlay, 7.3 miles. (State Funds)

Cherokee – 69-11 KA-6619-01 – US-69, from the US-160/US-400 junction north to the Crawford/Cherokee county line, milling and overlay, 11.1 miles. (Federal Funds)

Coffey – 16 C-5074-01 – Bridge, located 0.6 mile north and 3.5 miles west of Waverly over tributary to Sand Creek, bridge replacement, 0.1 mile. (Federal Funds)

Franklin – 30 C-5114-01 – Bridge, located northwest of Ottawa over Eight Mile Creek, bridge replacement, 0.2 mile. (Federal Funds)

District Five – South Central

Sedgwick – 15-87 KA-6903-01 – K-15, access road (Southeast Drive), east side of K-15 from south of 47th Street north to Clifton (south of MacArthur), pavement patching, 0.6 mile. (State Funds)

Sedgwick – 15-87 KA-5793-01 – K-15 (Southwest Boulevard), at one location beginning at the 31st Street intersection in southern Wichita, guard fence, 0.1 mile. (Federal Funds)

Sedgwick – 87 N-0738-01 – West Zoo Boulevard bridge over M.S. Mitch Mitchell Floodway in Wichita, bridge repair, 0.1 mile. (Federal Funds)

Calvin Reed
Active Secretary
Department of Transportation

Doc. No. 050975