US-54 Allen County, Kansas (Koss #82)
In the fall of 2014, Koss completed the reconstruction of US-54 in Allen County. The five miles of four lane included one bridge repair with overlay and the intersecting traffic of US-169. A primarily urban project had six phases with 164 access points including house entrances, side roads and businesses spanning the three cities of Iola, Gas, and Leharpe. The reconstruction consisted of 159,679 square yards of 9” NRDJ over 4” of Granular Base that had been placed on Geosynthetic Reinforcement. A total of 13,898 feet of new Curb and Gutter along with 74 storm sewer inlets were placed between the new pavement and the fescue sod to finish the reconstruction.