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The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will close a section of K-7 in Linn County on Tuesday, Aug. 18, to replace a crossroad pipe.

K-7 will be closed between county roads 1700 and 1800 the entire day, reopening in the evening. Traffic should use alternate routes.

Persons with questions may contact KDOT Superintendent Shawn Denny, (785) 433-6112, or Public Affairs Manager Priscilla Petersen, (620) 902-6433.

 

NEWS

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SPORTS

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COMMUNITY

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Facebook group spreading joy across Linn County

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