Kickapoo Road Maintenance
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Roads Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide timely and cost-effective
maintenance and responsible improvement of the Kickapoo Reservation’s
roadway network to facilitate safe and efficient travel.
Grading, graveling, all Reservation roads.
Maintenance and repairs to surface drainage
ditches, pipes, and culverts.
Pothole and surface repairs to all Reservation
Maintenance of grass, trees, shrubs, and general
condition of Road rights-of-way
Placement, repair, and maintenance of traffic
Repair and maintenance of all departmental vehicles
Winter snow and ice control as necessary.
Response to citizen requests and problems.
James Keo Jr. - Director
Everett Switch – Supervisor
Elwynn Thomas – Operator
James Simon - Laborer/Operator
Available 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday thru Friday
1061 Falcon Road
Horton, Kansas 66439
Phone: (785) 933-2500
Fax: (785) 933-2502
• In 2010, we received $425,000 from the
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. We were able to purchase a 2010
Takeuchi TL250 Skid Steer with attachments, totaling $73,000. We also
made road improvements to 6 miles of our Reservation Roads. This consisted
of removal of roadside vegetation, cleaning, reshaping drainage ditches,
and adding a total of 4,000 tons of gravel. We were also able to improve
1,200 ft of Falcon Rd from K20 to a quarter mile going south with 4”
• Some of the profits made from these projects
purchased a 2010 Ford F550 with electric end-dump.
• So far this year our projects have been
mainly in the Agriculture business. We are currently working on Tribal
Tract #53. We are removing 3 gradient systems and installing 3 tile
terrace systems. This is an Equip project through NRCS.
• In the near future, we are to construct
an access road to the new Administrative Bldg located to the immediate
north of the Kickapoo Fire Department.
• We will soon begin road construction on
130th road from Hwy 75 going 5 miles east to Goldfinch Rd. This road
will be 4” of pavement with markings. Anticipated construction
from start to finish is 5 months.
Here for Memo on 130th Road Project 6-21-11
Here for Memo on 130th Road Project 8-25-11
Here for Memo on 130th Road Project 10-12-11
Images of Progress on the 130th