Wallace County Department of Transportation

Find Wallace County Kansas departments of transportation, highways, roads, and bridge departments. Departments of transportation provide information on public transport, including roads, highways, bridges, traffic conditions, closures, tolls and travel information.

Kansas Department Of Transportation 528 Clark Street Sharon Springs KS 67758 785-852-4368

About Wallace County Departments of Transportation

Wallace County Departments of Transportation are branches of Kansas State, Wallace County, or Federal government whose mission is to plan for and develop a fast, efficient, accessible, and convenient transportation system and infrastructure that effectively serves the citizenry and promotes economic vitality in Wallace County, KS.

You may contact the Department of Transportation for questions about:
  • Wallace County DOT compliance training
  • DOT number lookups
  • Road, interstate and highway traffic and closures
  • Road toll and travel information
  • Wallace County Transportation Dept jobs and employment
Wallace County Department of Transportation

Wallace County Transportation Departments are responsible for maintaining and improving transportation infrastructure, including state roads and highways, bridges, airports, ports and waterways, public transit systems, and railways in Wallace County. Infrastructure maintenance often involves emergency response to accidents, disasters, and inclement weather such as winter storms. Wallace County DOT Offices manages the allocation of Federal and Kansas State funding for Wallace County transportation capital improvements and the use of any Kansas funding sources dedicated for transportation purposes, such as toll proceeds and fuel taxes.

US Department of Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is a cabinet-level department headed by the Secretary of Transportation. The department is comprised of eleven offices and administrations primarily organized around modes of transportation. Much of what USDOT does is regulatory in nature. For example, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration develops regulations for motor vehicle safety and for fuel efficiency standards in Wallace County. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration regulates the nation's pipeline infrastructure and shipments of hazardous material by land, sea, and air.

Wallace County Transportation Projects

The USDOT is a major source of funding for transportation capital projects, especially transit and highway projects in Wallace County, KS. The Surface Transportation Program provides Kansas State and local Wallace County governments approximately $10 billion annually in flexible funding for a wide range of improvements, as well as capital planning purposes.