All roads reopened in Northwest Kansas

GOODLAND, Kansas – A winter storm packing high winds and heavy snow moved through northwest Kansas on Tuesday.

Several areas in that part of the state saw over a foot of snow which caused travel problems and road closures

Early Wednesday morning, the Kansas Department of Transportation reopened I-70 at Wakeeney and U.S. 40 west of Oakley.

Also, KDOT reopened U.S. 50 west of Syracuse and K-27 from Syracuse to Tribune.

As of 1 p.m. in northwest Kansas, the following roads reopened:

  • U.S. 36 at Atwood west to the Colorado border
  • K-25 at Colby north to the Nebraska border
  • K-117 at the U.S. 36 junction north to the Nebraska border

Roads may still be snow packed and icy in spots. Drivers are encouraged to be alert of road conditions, slow down and drive cautiously.

For up-to-date information on road closures and road conditions, call 511 in Kansas or 866-511-5368 outside Kansas, or check travel information online at or on your mobile device.

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Courtesy: Adriana Evans, Tribune
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