Blowing dust closes small section of highway in Barton County

Road Closed Sign (KSN File Photo)
Road Closed Sign (KSN File Photo)

GREAT BEND, Kansas – A small section of Highway 156 in Barton County is closed down due to high wind, blowing dirt and low visibility.

The highway is closed at mile marker 130 just north of Highway 56/156 junction to approximately Juco Road.

Traffic coming from the North on Highway 156 will be detoured at Juco Road. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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