$2 million restoration of Lawrence, Kansas Santa Fe depot moves forward

By Rochelle Valverde, Lawrence Journal-World; December 6, 2017

Following delays, the restoration of the Santa Fe train station is once again moving forward.

The Kansas Department of Transportation received no bids for the restoration of the 1950s-era train depot the first time around, requiring technical modifications to the project before it was re-bid last month. KDOT is now ready to award the project to a contractor. As part of its consent agenda Tuesday, the City Commission authorized KDOT to award the bid to First Construction of Lawrence in the amount of about $1.8 million.

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