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Railroad repairs to begin Monday in WaKeeney


Special to The Hays Daily News

Special to The Hays Daily News

WaKEENEY -- A section of U.S. Highway 283 in WaKeeney will close Monday while the Union Pacific Railroad makes repairs to its tracks.

From the U.S. 283/Business 40 junction to the intersection of U.S. 283 and Warren Street, U.S. 283 will be closed for two days. The closure will begin at 6 a.m. Monday and expire by 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Any oversized loads will need to find alternate routes.

All other local and through traffic will need to follow the posted signs for an alternate route.

Please pay attention to the signs and workers within a road construction zone.

For questions concerning this temporary closure, contact Northwest Kansas Public Affairs Manager Kristen Brands at (785) 877-3315.