Laramie Stormwater Project Causes 9th Street Closure

Work on the Laramie Stormwater Improvement Project will close a portion of 9th Street between Parallel and Kearney Streets beginning on September 11, 2018 and lasting for a period of two to three [...]

City Wins $300,000 Grant for K-7 Resurfacing Project in 2020

The City of Atchison was recently awarded $300,000 for a future mill and overlay project of K-7 highway (Country Club Road to northern City limit). The funding comes through the Kansas Dept. of [...]

Riverfront Splash Pad Replacement

Summary: This project will completely reconstruct the splash pad located at Independence Park on the Riverfront. After 15 years of service life, the existing splash pad is worn out beyond repair [...]

Jackson Park Inclusive Playground Gains Commission Approval

This project will construct a new 100% ADA accessible, perimeter contained "tot lot" (a playground for younger children) at Reisner Park.

City of Atchison and USD 409 Announce Strategies for Safety Around AMS

Following a collaborative meeting between representatives of the City of Atchison and USD 409, consensus emerges regarding the importance of slowing vehicle traffic and making continued [...]

7th Street (Main to Commercial) Water Main Replacement

Summary: The City of Atchison has over 100 linear miles of water mains, another 50 miles of water service lines, about 1200 water valves, 4,000 water meters, 600 fire hydrants, a half a dozen [...]

AMS West Sidewalks Project Kicks Off

This project will construct and/or replace the east/west sidewalk corridors in the neighborhood immediately west of Atchison Middle School. The project is focused between 6th & 12th Street as [...]

2018 Street Trees

Summary: As a City founded over 150 years ago, much of Atchison was originally built utilizing a  single, combined sewer system. That infrastructure was great in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, [...]

US-73 Resurfacing Project

Summary: This project mill and overlaid US-73 from the intersection with Main Street to the southern city limits. This project complemented the new concrete section of the highway that was built [...]

Jackson Park Sidewalk Improvements

Summary: This project removed existing sidewalks in disrepair at Jackson Park and then constructed a comprehensive new sidewalk network. The new sidewalks better connect the various destinations [...]

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