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Kansas Use of Highway Right-of-Way (3-KS-d)

A developer may need to obtain a Use of Highway Right-of-Way from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) if the project will involve the installation, relocation, removal, or maintenance along, over or under any state highway right-of-way. K.S.A.§§ 68-404, 415; Kansas Department of Transportation - Utility Accommodation Policy.


Use of Highway Right-of-Way Process

3-KS-d.1 – Contact KDOT

The developer should contact the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) early on in the planning process to discuss the project and to obtain a Use of Highway Right-of-Way (Application). Applications may be obtained at any KDOT District Office or KDOT Area Office. KDOT Utility Accommodation Policy, at p. 1-7. Contact information for KDOT’s regional District offices is available at the KDOT’s web page.

3-KS-d.2 – Kansas Highway Permit – Use of Right-of-Way Application

To obtain authorization to use a state highway right-of-way, the developer must submit a completed Kansas Highway Permit – Use of Right-of-Way Application (Application) and plans for the proposed project to the local KDOT Area Office. KDOT Utility Accommodation Policy, at p. 1-7. The Application must show the location of the utility by route, county, reference marker, section, township and range; and position of the utility within the right-of-way noting all construction details such as depths, type of materials, operating pressures, voltages, vertical and horizontal clearances, etc. KDOT Utility Accommodation Policy, at p. 1-7. Plans for utility installations must include a description of the size, type, and method of installation for the proposed facilities to be located within the highway right-of-way and adequate detailed drawings indicating the location of the proposed installation with respect to the traveled way of the highway, the right-of-way lines and, where applicable, the control of access lines. Kansas Highway Permit – Use of Right-of-Way Application. Plans must consist of five sets of 8 ½ “ x 11” or 11”x 17” sheets. KDOT will accept 24” x 36” sheets only when smaller sheets would be illegible. KDOT Utility Accommodation Policy, at p. 1-6. If the project will include underground facilities with cathodically protected pipes, the developer must also submit plans for design and maintenance, noting groundbed and pipeline crossings near existing underground highway structures. KDOT Utility Accommodation Policy, at p. 1-7. KDOT does not require a fee for processing and issuing a Use of Highway Right-of-Way. KDOT Utility Accommodation Policy, at p. 1-2.

3-KS-d.3 to 3-KS-d.4 – Review Application Materials for Completeness

Upon receipt, KDOT reviews the developer’s Application for completeness. If the Application is incomplete, KDOT will contact the developer to request the additional information required.


3-KS-d.5 to 3-KS-d.6 – Review Application Materials for Approval Determination

Once the developer’s Application is complete, the KDOT Area Engineer will review the Application and plans. KDOT Utility Accommodation Policy, at p. 1-6. The Area Engineer may approve the proposed project if the project meets the requirements of Part Two of the Kansas Department of Transportation - Utility Accommodation Policy.

3-KS-d.7 – Use of Highway Right-of-Way

If the KDOT Area Engineer approves the developer’s requests to install, maintain, relocate or remove a utility within public highway right-of-way, KDOT issues a Highway Permit- Use of Highway Right-of-Way (D.O.T. Form No. 304). KDOT Utility Accommodation Policy, at p. 1-6.

The developer must keep an approved and signed copy of the Use of Highway Right-of-Way on the premises at all times while work is being performed. KDOT Utility Accommodation Policy, at p. 1-2.

3-KS-d.8 – Provide Additional Information or Data to Support Request (If Applicable)

If the KDOT Area Engineer denies the developer’s request to install, maintain, relocate or remove a facility within public highway right-of-way, the developer may provide KDOT with additional information or data supporting the developer’s request.




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