Summary of Byars Road North Extension


Contact Information

Organization: Grandview
Contact person: Jaclyn White
Title: City Engineer
Phone: 816-316-4857
Organization address: 1200 Main Street
  Grandview, MO    64086

General Information

1. Project name: Byars Road North Extension
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Grandview, Jackson, MO
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: Byars Road from Mo 150 to Raytown Road
4. Primary project mode: Highway/roadway 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Active Transportation * Bridge * Freight * Highway/Roadway )
This project would extending Byars Road north with the construction of a proposed Parkway from MO 150 to Raytown Road. It includes realignment of an existing City street to better connect City and County parks and to facilitate efficient travel to I-470. The project would improve mobility for all modes of transportation as well through the addition of a trail system that would connect the existing trail system on Mo 150 to the MetroGreen Trail at Longview Lake and further north in Kansas City.
6. Project Purpose: * System expansion (added capacity) )
7. Project sponsor: Dennis Randolph
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $12653010
9. Project description: The intent of the project is to improve north/south capacity and accessibility for all modes of transportation by building a new Parkway and trail system from existing Byars Road to existing Raytown Road. The primary users of this project are motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and freight carriers.
10. Scope: This project would entail building approximately 1.5 mile of roadway and adjacent trail system connecting Byars Rd and Highgrove Rd/Raytown Rd. It is intended to accommodate all modes of transportation and connect north/south users on the east side of the City of Grandview and west side of Lees Summit to KCMO and interstate I-470.
11. Project schedule: The project delivery method is anticipated to be design build in 2040-2050.

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Billie Hufford said...

This would be a great expansion for many reasons. The connection of major road systems is great for the area economy. Adding additional trail connections will help reduce the trail gaps that occur in Grandview.

9/11/2019 3:55:33 PM


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