U.S. Highway 50 http://hppr.org en Two Highway 50 Expansion Options to Save SW Kansas Landmark http://hppr.org/post/two-highway-50-expansion-options-save-sw-kansas-landmark <p></p><p>The Kansas Department of Transportation has two compromise options that would partially protect the Point of Rocks formation on US 50 between Dodge City and Cimarron reported <a href="http://www.dodgeglobe.com/article/20140109/NEWS/140109422/-1/news">the Dodge City Daily Globe</a>.</p><p> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 06:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 26597 at http://hppr.org Two Highway 50 Expansion Options to Save SW Kansas Landmark Highway 50 Expansion Puts “Point of Rocks" Landmark at Risk http://hppr.org/post/highway-50-expansion-puts-point-rocks-landmark-risk <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The “Point of Rocks” monument outside Dodge City is a regional landmark: a rock outcropping with a silhouetted steel band of horsemen announcing you’re in Dodge City.&nbsp; However, a $69 million dollar highway improvement project could mean the leveling of the icon </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.kansascity.com/2013/12/04/4668366/plans-for-wider-highway-endanger.html">according to The Kansas City Star</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 06:00:03 +0000 Cindee Talley 25225 at http://hppr.org Highway 50 Expansion Puts “Point of Rocks" Landmark at Risk If the Santa Fe Trail of the Past Met Highway 50 of the Present, There’d Be No Boring Travel http://hppr.org/post/if-santa-fe-trail-past-met-highway-50-present-there-d-be-no-boring-travel <p></p><p>As a youngster riding down Highway 50, I never questioned how this piece of asphalt connected me to the past of either Kansas or our nation. It was a boring ride that didn’t have interesting scenery unless we happened to drive through a storm with writhing clouds or pass through at sunrise or sunset.</p><p> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 05:00:03 +0000 Karen Madorin 20977 at http://hppr.org If the Santa Fe Trail of the Past Met Highway 50 of the Present, There’d Be No Boring Travel