Highways reopen


January 18, 2024

A maintainer busts through a smaller drift on a rural northern Jewell County road.

Monday morning the Kansas Department of Transportation reported all highways in North Central Kansas had reopened but travel was still cautioned.

K-148 was the last to reopen.

The highway closures were necessary because of drifting snow and dangerous winter weather. On Monday some roads were still snow packed and icy in areas and more snow fell in some places on Monday.

Snow remains in the seven-day forecast and motorists are encouraged to stay up to date with road conditions and prepare for the incoming weather.

County roads have been slower to open. The heavy wet snow which fell the first of...

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