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Although it didn't reject it outright, the Tonganoxie City Council indicated last week the city would pass on an opportunity to apply for a $2 million grant to place a signal at U.S. Highway 24-40 and Laming Road and make safety improvements at that intersection and those on the highway at Stone Creek and South Park drives.

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Chief wants uniform U.S. 24-40 speed limit

With fresh evidence of the danger and armed with a recommendation from Police Chief Jeff Brandau, Tonganoxie Mayor Jason Ward will write a letter officially requesting that the Kansas Department of Transportation lower the speed limit to 45 mph on U.S. Highway 24-40 on the city’s east side.

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U.S. 24-40 corridor plan change proposed

The Tonganoxie City Council continued Monday to press on several fronts for safety improvements to U.S. Highway 24-40 intersections on the city’s east side.

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Mayor wants plan before requesting KDOT lower highway speed limit

The city of Tonganoxie will develop a plan before once again requesting the state reduce speed limits on U.S. Highway 24-40 on the eastern entrance to the city.

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City to campaign for lower speed limits on U.S. Highway 24-40 in east Tonganoxie

The Tonganoxie City Council agreed Monday to pass on a Kansas Department of Transportation grant to make safety improvements at two east side U.S. Highway 24-40 intersections.

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Solution to busy highway intersection may be too costly

In the eight years Jeff Salmon has lived in his home on Willis Drive, he has seen traffic and danger increase at the intersection of U.S. Highway 24-40 and South Park and Stone Creek drives.

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Council signals U.S. 24-40 safety improvements too expensive

In a meeting at which it considered two other possible future projects, the Tonganoxie City Council indicated the city could not afford safety upgrades to U.S. Highway 24-40 east-side intersections.

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