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The Olathe Municipal Court is now accepting payments for eligible traffic citations online at www.OlatheKs.org/tickets or by calling (800) 701-8560. The new options are available 24-hours per day and seven-days per week.
Only citations issued by the Olathe Police Department that include a fine amount are eligible for online payment and may be paid after five working days following issuance.
Both bridges (Lone Elm Road and 159th Street) constructed as part of the City’s new Lone Elm/I-35 interchange project are now open to traffic over I-35.
The project’s only remaining major components under construction are the interchange ramps allowing traffic to exit and access I-35. They are slated to open on July 1st or 2nd.
The $67 million project is being constructed with an eye toward new economic development and job creation. It is already credited with helping create nearly 1,000 jobs and tens of millions of dollars in investment in south Olathe.
The City of Olathe’s Comprehensive Plan is a roadmap that plays a major role in how the community will develop in newer areas and redevelop in others, and it influences policies and decisions that have a direct bearing on the city’s quality of life. The City of Olathe is completing the process of updating that plan, and public participation has been a critical component to ensure the plan reflects community priorities. However, there are still opportunities for the public to provide input. Read more »
Make your plans to enjoy some historic fun.
When the Olathe City Council approved the citywide curbside recycling program in 2009, they looked at two benefits, helping the environment and saving customers money. In the brief time the program has been operating the first quarter of this year, both those goals are being met.
Overall, the amount of trash going into the landfill has been reduced by 8% from the previous year, even though there are more residents in Olathe.
Beginning May 24th, Old 56 Highway will be closed to through traffic between Robinson Drive and 151st Street for construction.
The project includes removing and replacing deteriorated sides, replacing guardrails, rebuilding approaches and resurfacing the deck of the Old 56 Highway Bridge over Little Cedar Creek and resurfacing Old 56 Highway between the bridge and just east of Robinson
Local traffic will have access up to the bridge.
Construction is expected to last 60 days, and detours will be provided.
Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Finalist for Statewide 8 Wonders of Kansas History Contest:
Votes Will Determine Winners!!!
On April 22, the Kansas Sampler Foundation announced that the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm is one of 24 finalists for the “8 Wonders of Kansas History” contest. Mahaffie was one of 170 historic sites nominated and is the only historic site in Johnson County to be nam
At their 2010 Conference and Exhibition on March 30th through April 1st, the Kansas Rural Water Association (KWRA) held its “Best Tasting Water in Kansas contest. For the second time in the last three years, Olathe water was judged best. Olathe won the honor the last time it competed in the contest in 2008.
Teams are forming now for the first-ever Sunflower Wickets croquet tournament. This unique event is being hosted by the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Foundation in support of the preservation, programming and promotion of the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site located at 1200 Kansas City Rd. in Olathe. Read more »
Permanent Street Closings to Begin Monday, April 5.
There are currently 11 at-grade railroad crossings in downtown Olathe, and federal regulations require all trains to sound their horns as they approach and enter each intersection. As it stands, a train horn can be heard blowing in downtown for about five hours every day.
A “quiet zone” project is currently underway in Olathe.