Kickapoo Road Maintenance
Our mission is to provide timely, cost effective road maintenance and
responsible improvement of Kickapoo Reservation’s roadway network
to facilitate safe and efficient travel.
• Graveling, and grading all reservation roadways.
• Bridge maintenance and rehabilitation for safe passages.
• Road surface maintenance to prolong long term usage.
• Maintenance of grass, shrubs and trees on roadway right-of-ways.
• Repairs to ditches to facilitate proper drainage using rocks,
pipes and culverts.
• Placements, repairs and maintenance of traffic signs.
• Repair and maintenance of all tribal vehicles and equipment.
• Winter road maintenance on removal of snow and ice control.
• Responsive to all road requests and problem solving when needed.
James Keo, Jr. – Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Everett Switch – Supervisor email@example.com
Herman N. Evan – Administrative Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org
James Simon – Operator/Laborer email@example.com
Road Maintenance hours: 8:00A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Monday through Friday.
1061 Falcon Road
Horton, Kansas 66439
Telephone: (785) 933-2500
Facsimile: (785) 933-2502
- 2014 – Community Building Parking lot was
paved, which was funded by 2011 Discretionary Grant with matching
funds from the tribe. Three (3) miles of chip sealed pavement was
laid down on 110th to 120th Road, and 140th to 150th Roads on Goldfinch
- 2012 – Construction of 110th to 140th Road
on Goldfinch Road was awarded an Indian Reservation Roads High Priority
Project (IRRHPP). KTIK Tribal car tags were issued out to the tribal
members residing on the reservation.
- 2011 – Construction project of the 130th
Road, which was the improvement of a two (2) mile stretch from Falcon
to Goldfinch Road; it included grading, drainage construction and
laying of asphalt. This project included construction from Site 2
housing entry to Firefly Road to the east entrance of Site 7. Gratitude
to our Tribal Members, the residents, and the school districts for
their cooperation on these crucial construction projects for their
diligence and in adhering to our requests to get the project done
on a timely basis; Thank You one and all. Environmental Quality Incentives
Program (EQIP) grant through Natural Resource Conservation Service
(NRCS) program funded a project work on tribal tract number fifty-three
(53) that consisted of removal of three gradient systems and installing
a three (3) tile terrace system to deter erosion problems.
- 2010 – American Recovery and Reinvestment
Act (ARRA) project made improvements of six (6) miles of roads within
our reservation that consisted of removal of roadside debris, reshaping
drainage ditches on the right-of-ways and addition of four thousand
(4,000) tons of road stone gravel. The grant purchased a new Skid
Steer with attachments to be utilized in our road maintenance projects;
the heavy equipment is a much needed within the department for many
other projects. The project rehabilitated Falcon Road south from Kansas
Highway 20 with construction of four inches (4”) of pavement.
Through the funds a 2010 Ford 550 with electronic dump was purchased
that is used to haul heavy equipment from the yard to the worksite,
it is also used for other projects to haul various equipment to get
the job completed.
- 2007 - Winter storm was declared a disaster by
the Kickapoo Tribe In Kansas (KTIK) Tribal Council and actions into
emergency repairs, maintenance with additional crews swung in to action
and completed the repairs to the disaster zone areas.