The Kansas Department of Transportation has approved a bid for repairs for a bridge over the Walnut River east of Ark City.
According to a news release from KDOT Thursday, $789,867.29 will go to Wildcat Construction Co. Inc. & Subsidiaries out of Wichita for repair to the Sgt. Tyler A. Juden Memorial Bridge on U.S. 166 east of Ark City.
A.J. Wilson, the area engineer for KDOT, told KSOK/Bob FM Thursday afternoon work is slated for this summer and will include patching and a concrete overlay. The bridge is expected to remain open during the work.