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May 23, 2024
Phase 1 Street Project Update 5/23/2024
‼️ Important Update on Wamego's Street Project ‼️
We are excited to announce the progress of our street project! As we begin the final stages of our work on Vine Street, we want to share some important updates and details with our residents.
🚧 Vine Street Updates

Mar 04, 2024
Street Project Update 3/4/2024
Phase 2B of our street project is scheduled to begin on March 11th. This phase of the project includes Chestnut Street from 6th to 8th Street. On March 11th this section of road will be closed and demolition will begin. Affected residents should start parking off the st

Feb 13, 2024
Street Project Update 2/13/2024
We are working towards moving to the next phase of our Street Project and have a few updates.
First, Wednesday, February 14th water will be turned off for residents shown on the map below. The estimated time for this turn-off is from 8am-1pm. As we are updating the i

Jan 30, 2024
Road Closure
Update 2/1 Due to ongoing repairs on 4th street, we will postpone the closure of 8th street to Monday, February 5th.
Original Post: Beginning Feb 1st the intersection of 8th and Vine will be closed to allow for the new water lines to be tied in. This closure is est

Dec 06, 2023
12/6 Update on City Street Project: Exciting News!
We are thrilled to share an encouraging update on our City Street Project! We're making incredible strides with Vine Street and are right on track to have it completed by May 2024. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of everyone involved, things are moving smoothly.

Sep 18, 2023
Street Project Update 9/18/2023
As we have gotten into the project it has become clear that, due to the necessary utility updates, it will be more efficient to complete full streets at a time, instead of splitting the work into different phases. That being said the updated timeline is as follows: Vine

Aug 07, 2023
Phase 1A Starting Soon!
Phase 1A of our street project will begin Aug 21st. On this date, Vine Street will be closed from 4th to 6th Street. Construction is set to begin on the 23rd. Please follow our Facebook or check our website for all street project updates.Affected residents should start

Jun 27, 2023
Street Project: Phase 1 Tree Removal

The City Park's crew will work during the month of July to remove the smaller trees that will be affected by the street project from the 4th and  5th blocks of Vine and Chestnut. The larger trees will be removed by Wildcat Tree Service July 5th-6th.


Jun 07, 2023
Public Meeting 6/13/23- Street Project
PUBLIC MEETING: This notice is to inform you that the City of Wamego will host a public meeting on the street project on Vine, Spruce, Chestnut and Walnut from 4th to 8th Streets. The meeting will be held at 6:00 PM, Tuesday, June 13th, in the City Commission room at t

Apr 26, 2023
Street Project
We are excited to get our major street project started. This street project will include Walnut, Spruce, Chestnut, and Vine Street from 4th to 8th Street and all the side streets in between! The project has been split into 8 phases, with each phase taking about 6 months

Apr 19, 2023
Plum Road Closures April 2023

Next week we will have some road closures. The dates are tentative, but the current plan is to close the 6th & Plum intersection on Monday, April 24th, and then to close the 8th & Plum intersection Wednesday, April 26th.

Gabby Jensen - Communications Specialist
Mar 24, 2023
4th Street Road Closure
Starting Wednesday, March 15th our water line project will be moving from Columbian Road to 4th Street. While Columbian will open back up, 4th Street will be closed to west-bound traffic from Poplar to Walnut including the north intersections at Chestnut, Spruce, and Vi

Feb 22, 2023
Columbian Road Closure- Project Finished
Columbian Road will be shut down to south bound traffic from Highway 24 to 6th Street for a waterline project which will provide increased water pressure for those residents nearby. This project is expected to last approximately three weeks. Southbound detour will run s
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Jan 17, 2023
Dog Tags 2023
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Dec 20, 2022
2023 Snow Route
With the impending cold weather and possible snow please remember - if possible please park vehicles off of the street to allow the plows access.
Below is the priority map for snow routes. The red shows the emergency routes around Wamego and is priority one.
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Dec 09, 2022
Indoor Pool Closed 12/9/2022
**Update 12/15/2022
The indoor pool has been re-opened.
Due to ongoing equipment issues with the indoor pool, we will be closed until Thursday, December 15th. Unfortunately, we are having delays in getting parts. During this down time we will be doing additional
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Nov 22, 2022
City Office Closed 11/24/2022

The City Office will be closed on November 24th & 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

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Nov 09, 2022
City Office Closed 11/11/2022

The Wamego City Offices will be closed Friday, November 11th in observation of Veterans Day. 

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Oct 27, 2022
Plum Street Project Update 10-27-2022
Construction for the Plum Street Project has started. Currently, J & K is working from 4th Street through the 6th Street. Starting Monday they will start on the 600 block of Plum and work north to 7th Street. During that time the block will be closed, but the con
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Oct 17, 2022
Event closure 10/23/2022
Poplar Street will be closed from 4th Street to 7th Street on 10/23/2022 from 3:30 PM until 6:30 PM. This will include 5th Street and Poplar Street on the east and west side, 6th Street and Poplar Street on the east and west side. Alley access will be available on b
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Sep 16, 2022
Construction Update 9/30/2022

Beginning Monday, October 3rd, Valley Street east of the storage entrance to Municipal Road (formerly Wastewater Rd) will be closed for 2-3 days.

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Sep 02, 2022
Police Department Employment Opportunities
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Aug 25, 2022
Outdoor pool closure

The Outdoor Pool is closed for the season due to staff maintenance issues.