The City of Olathe received several communication awards at the National Association of Government Communicator’s 2014 Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards, held June 12 at the National Press Club in Washington DC.
The Kansas Department of Transportation will close the north side of the K-7/I-35/151st Street intersection the weekends of June 20 and June 27.
Beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 16, residents should expect delays at the intersection of College Boulevard and Ridgeview Road.
Work on College Boulevard, as part of the Johnson County Gateway Project, was delayed last week. Construction is anticipated to begin between June 9 and June 20. Initial work will include fence relocation, clearing topsoil, grading and work on the north side of College Boulevard.
Beginning Tuesday, June 10, KDOT will begin traffic signal work at the US-169 (K-7) and 159th Street intersection, reducing southbound traffic to one lane and closing 159th Street from US-169 to Cherry Street. 159th Street will remain closed until improvements on the west side of the intersection are complete. Message boards and detours are provided.
Woodland Road (from Santa Fe to Poplar) will be closed Monday, June 9 through Friday, June 13 for demolition of the Salvation Army building. Detours will be provided.
The Olathe Parks & Recreation Foundation announces the inaugural Walk-n-Roll, a family fun run and walk on Thursday, July 3. Walk-n-Roll will be held in conjunction with Celebrate Olathe, the grand opening celebration of the Olathe Community Center at Stagecoach Park.
The City of Olathe FREE Summer Concert Series brings the second show of the season to Frontier Park on Friday, June 13. This week Carolyn Wonderland opens the show at 7:00 p.m. with headliner Mark May immediately following.
Construction on College Boulevard, as part of the Johnson County Gateway Project, is anticipated to begin the week of June 2. Initial work will include fence relocation, clearing topsoil, grading and work on the north side of College Boulevard. It is anticipated that the additional two lanes of College Boulevard will be completed by late November 2014, weather permitting.