U.S. 77 Surfacing To Begin June 1 North Of Winfield; Rumble Strip Work South Of AC Monday

Surfacing work on U.S. 77 north of Winfield is slated to begin June 1. (Image courtesy KDOT)

Work will start soon on surfacing of a 10-mile section of U.S. 77 in Cowley County.

According to the Kansas Department of Transportation, the project involves what’s known as an ultrathin bonded asphalt surfacing. It will be applied to U.S. 77 from the Winfield north city limits to the junction with K-15.

U.S. 77 north of Winfield. (Image courtesy Google Maps)

The work is expected to begin around June 1 and be completed around mid-July. During the work, traffic will be controlled by flaggers and a pilot car. Motorists should expect to stop and wait for a pilot car and expect delays of up to 15 minutes.

APAC Kansas Inc., Shears Division, of Hutchinson, is the primary contractor for the $1,136,773 project.

KDOT also says rumble strip work will being Monday on U.S. 77 from the state line to the south end of the Arkansas River bridge just south of Ark City. There will also be rumble strip work in Butler County on U.S. 77 and on sections of I-235 in Sedgwick County.