NEWS RELEASE AND MEDIA ADVISORY
June 15, 2015
Lawrence, Kan.—A full-scale emergency exercise will take place in Lawrence Thursday, June 18. Participating agencies include Douglas County Emergency Management, Kansas University Public Safety, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence Police Department, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Kansas Highway Patrol, Douglas County Emergency Communications Center, Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center and Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.
The Douglas County Public Works Department announces that beginning Thursday, March 26, 2015, E 1750 Road between N 400 Road (Route 12; State Lake Road) and N 500 Road will be closed to through traffic. The closure is temporary, and will remain in place while Route 1055 is closed to through traffic between N 400 Road and N 500 Road for construction work.
Residents along E 1750 Road will be able to access their properties from N 400 Road only. There will be no traffic allowed on E 1750 Road between N 500 Road and ¼-mile south of N 500 Road.