- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 2, 2014

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Department of Transportation says the winter season of 2014 was its most expensive in several years.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (https://bit.ly/1gowrwK ) the department spent an estimated $22 million to keep state highways open for travel during the rough winter weather. That’s the most the department’s had to spend since the winter of 2008, when it spent $23.7.

The department says this year’s numbers won’t be finalized until the end of the fiscal year.

KDOT says the least amount the department has spent in the last seven years was $6.8 million in 2012.

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Information from: The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal, https://www.cjonline.com


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