The Ellis County Public Works department is announcing that a concrete repair project on Highway 40 will take place beginning at the intersection of Walker Avenue & Highway 40 in Walker and commencing East for 2 (two) miles ending at the 400th Avenue & Highway 40 intersection. This 2 (two) mile area of Highway 40 will be closed to thru traffic beginning at 8:00 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2019 and is expected to be completed by 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019. Motorists traveling in the affected closure area should use alternate routes of travel until the project is complete. Pending forecasted rainfall for the upcoming weekend could delay the start date of this project. Please direct any questions to the Ellis County Public Works department at (785)-628-9455. Your cooperation during this project is appreciated.