The Douglas County Public Works Department announces that beginning Monday, March 9, project work will commence to improve roadside safety on Route 1055 (E 1700 Road) from Route 12 (N 400 Road) to Route 460 (N 700 Road) at Vinland. Initial work consists of tree removal within road right-of-way between N 500 Road to N 600 Road. Route 1055 will remain open to through traffic during tree removal work, which is expected to complete by March 20.
With the measles outbreak occurring in various states across the country, the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will host four community clinics around the county for people who want to receive the measles vaccine.
Four Clinics Hosted Around the County
The clinics will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.:
The Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council will hold a grant workshop on Thursday, January 22nd encouraging potential grant applicants to learn more about the new guidelines and criteria for the 2015 Douglas County Natural & Cultural Heritage Grant Program cycle. The meeting will be at the Carnegie Center, 200 West 9th Street in Lawrence at 7 p.m.