Starting Sept. 15, Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) crews will begin setting girders onto the bridge piers during overnight lane, ramp and roadway closures at the K-10 and Ridgeview Road interchange. There will be no ramp access to/from Ridgeview Road off/onto K-10 during the overnight closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Motorists should use Woodland Road or Renner Boulevard exists off K-10 to access Ridgeview Road. Local businesses south of K-10 can be accessed via the 105th St. intersection. Drivers should expect closures, detours and delays during the overnight closures.
The City of Olathe is proud to announce the launch of the SilverSneakers program at the Olathe Community Center (1205 E. Kansas City Road). Beginning Monday, Sept. 22, SilverSneakers members will have free access to the Olathe Community Center and its SilverSneakers land and water fitness programs.
Mahaffie is a finalist in two categories for the KC Parent Magazine 2014 Family Faves. Summer Family Fun Nights is in the Favorite FREE Attraction and Wild West Days is a finalist for Best Kept Secret. Visit kcparent.com/Giveaways/Vote-for-KC-Family-Favorites-2014/
The Johnson County Weatherization Program provides assistance to income eligible residents of Johnson County in making their homes more comfortable, safe and energy efficient. Visit Weatherization Program for information.
Enjoy Wild West skits, live entertainment and children’s games at the annual Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop Wild West Days September 27 and 28. This popular event offers a variety of activities and live entertainment for a taste of life in Kansas during the old west.
The City of Olathe received several awards at the City and County Communications and Marketing Association’s Annual Savvy Awards ceremony, held September 4 at the Music Box Theater in Minneapolis. The City received a Silver Circle Award in the Digital-Mobile category for the Olathe Trash Day mobile app and received a Silver Circle Award in the Promotional Video category for the Olathe Trash Day promotional video.
The Renner Water Standpipe located at 119th Street and Renner Road is scheduled for routine maintenance, recoating, and full inspection this fall. This project will include sandblasting, priming, and recoating inside and outside the tank. The City of Olathe will also be changing the color of the standpipe.
The Kansas Department of Transportation has started improvements to College Boulevard as part of the Johnson County Gateway Project.
The City of Olathe reminds residents to call 913-971-5180 about signal timing issues in construction zones.
Mahaffie’s popular Wild West Days will be Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28. To make the event successful, volunteers are needed in areas such as: children’s activity booths, admission gates, and event set up/tear down.