Session of 2021
By Committee on Transportation

1 AN ACT concerning roads and highways; designating a portion of United
2 States highway 77 as the CPL Allen E Oatney and SP4 Gene A Myers
3 memorial highway; amending K.S.A. 68-1022 and repealing the
4 existing section.
6 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
7 New Section 1. The portion of United States highway 77 from the
8 western city limits of the city of Blue Rapids then west to the eastern city
9 limits of the city of Waterville in Marshall county is hereby designated as
10 the CPL Allen E Oatney and SP4 Gene A Myers memorial highway. Upon
11 compliance with K.S.A. 68-10,114, and amendments thereto, the secretary
12 of transportation shall place suitable signs to indicate that the highway is
13 the CPL Allen E Oatney and SP4 Gene A Myers memorial highway.
14 Sec. 2. K.S.A. 68-1022 is hereby amended to read as follows: 68-
15 1022. It shall be the duty of the secretary of transportation to designate and
16 mark by suitable signs, those portions of established highways which that
17 traverse the state from the historic Hollenberg pony express station near
18 the city of Hanover to the old cattle shipping town of Elgin, and
19 connecting historic sites on the Oregon trail and the cities of Council
20 Grove and Cottonwood Falls, as the prairie parkway, which highways are
21 described as follows: Beginning at the Hollenberg pony express station
22 east of Hanover on highway K-243; thence west to highway K-15E and
23 south on K-15E to its junction with highway U.S. 36; thence east on
24 highway U.S. 36 to its junction with highway U.S. 77; thence south on
25 highway U.S. 77 to that highway's junction with the western city limits of
26 the city of Blue Rapids in Marshall county; thence south on highway U.S.
27 77 from its junction with highway K-9 in Marshall county to its junction
28 with highway K-16 just north of Randolph; thence east on highway K-16
29 to a junction with Pottawatomie county federal aid secondary route 1208,
30 one-half mile east of Olsburg, Pottawatomie county, Kansas; thence on
31 F.A.S. route 1208 in a southerly direction approximately five and one-half
32 miles; thence southeasterly to the junction of highway K-13 and F.A.S.
33 route 1208; thence south and southwest on highway K-13 to that highway's
34 junction with highway U.S. 24; thence following K-177 south from the
35 junction of K-177 highway with interstate highway 70 to El Dorado;
36 thence south on U.S. 77 - U.S. 54 to the east junction with U.S. 400;
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1 thence east on U.S. 400 from the western boundary of Greenwood county
2 to its junction with highway K-99 near Severy; thence south on K-99 to
3 the southern Kansas border near the city of Chautauqua.
4 Sec. 3. K.S.A. 68-1022 is hereby repealed.
5 Sec. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
6 publication in the statute book.