SOUTHEAST, KS – Baxter Springs, Parsons, and Independence are three Southeast Kansas communities that will benefit from governor Laura Kelly’s focus on road improvement projects in the state.
$1,000,000 will be used in Baxter Springs for pavement restoration on U.S. 69-A.
Another $1,000,000 is set aside for Parsons to do some pavement restoration on U.S. 59 highway.
And a total of $1,300,000 is going to Independence for surface preservation and improvement.
The tree cities are part of $23,000,000 worth of projects set aside for 36 Kansas communities.
Cities must kick in up to 25% of the total percent cost, based on population.