A mill and overlay project was scheduled to start Wednesday and continue into October in Brown and Doniphan counties.

A mill and overlay project on K-20 in Brown and Doniphan counties, was scheduled to begin Wednesday, weather permitting. The project is expected to be complete by Oct. 9.

Work will occur during daylight hours in Brown County on K-20 from U.S. 73/K-7 junction east to the Brown/Doniphan County line and in Doniphan County on K-20 from the Brown/Doniphan County line east to the K-7/K-20 junction. Saturday work is possible.

Traffic will be controlled using a pilot car operation to guide traffic for up to three miles. Motorists should expect delays of up to 15 minutes.

Herzog Contracting Corporation of St. Joseph, Mo. is the contractor on the $2 million project.

KDOT urges all motorists to be alert and obey the warning signs when approaching and driving through a highway work zone. To stay aware of all road construction projects across Kansas go to or call 5-1-1. Drive safely and always wear your seat belt.

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