Public Works

PUBLIC WORKS (HIGHWAY), SOLID WASTE LANDFILL, AND LYONS/RICE COUNTY AIRPORT

Public Works Administrator
Tom Robl

718 W. 5th Street
Lyons, KS 67554
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Phone: 620.257.2231
Fax: 620.257.3922

PUBLIC NOTICE: Due to concerns because of the Covid-19 pandemic
The Rice County Weed Department is temporarily suspending all chemical sales for at least 2 weeks. This period will be effective starting March 23.  After that period of time we will reevaluate and let the public know. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

The Public Works Department Office will also be closed to the public at this time.
The Landfill is open it's regular hours, Mon-Fri 8-4 and Sat 9-3 .

Office ManagerLinda Pflughoeft
Rice County is a County / Township Unit. The Public Works Department ( Highway Dept.) is responsible for the Maintenance of County roads and bridges, 160 miles of asphalt roads and 160 miles of gravel roads. Bridges are the following 64 bridges are rural secondary system, and 156 off system bridges. County bridges are in compliance with Federal Highway Administration and Kansas Dept. of Transportation requirements. Other responsibilities of the Public Works Dept: Solid Waste Landfill, and Lyons/Rice County Airport.

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For maintenance, call 620-257-2231 and ask for the shop.

RICE COUNTY SOLID WASTE LANDFILL
1380 US-56, Lyons, KS  67554
Mailing Address: 718 W. 5th Street; Lyons, KS  67554

Location – ONE MILE WEST OF LYONS ON HIGHWAY 56

Hours:
Mon. – Fri.  8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday  9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Closed on Holidays

Solid Waste Landfill accepts the following items:

  • Compost
  • Metal
  • E-waste
  • White Goods
  • Used Car Batteries
  • Used oil
  • Burn pit for trees and brush
  • Construction/Demolition
WE DO NOT ACCEPT OILFIELD PIPE

Solid Waste Assessment Fees