Topeka will receive $763,000 to extend the 8th Ave. bikeway route

KANSAS – According to the statement, Gov. Kelly said the money will be used to extend the 8th Ave. bikeway route from Topeka Blvd. to SE Madison St.

She also said that the project will include lane reductions to make room for the bike lane, mill and overlay and signal modifications.

Gov. Kelly said:

“Congratulations to the City of Topeka for receiving $763,000 in the latest round of Cost Share funding.

By working with our local partners to invest in our communities, our Cost Share program is improving road safety, mobility, and helping recruit new families and businesses to our state.

This project is proof that when we work together to make smart, innovative investments in our foundation, all Kansans see results.”

This project will help complete Topeka’s east-to-west bike connection.