Summary of 183rd Street, Lone Elm Road to Woodland Road


Contact Information

Organization: Olathe
Contact person: Cheryl Lambrecht
Title: Traffic Engineer
Phone: 9139719030
Organization address: PO Box 768
  Olathe, KS    66051-0768

General Information

1. Project name: 183rd Street, Lone Elm Road to Woodland Road
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: 183rd Street, from Lone Elm Road to Woodland Road. 183rd and US-169/K-7 interchange project limits will be within this corridor. (Olathe MARC 2050 Submittal Project Number “81” in attached documents shapefile)
4. Primary project mode: Highway/roadway 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Active Transportation * Freight * Transit )
183rd is an arterial rural roadway that intersects directly with US-169/K-7. This stretch of 183rd Street connects local residential traffic with a four-lane divided highway where commercial and freight travel continues to grow yearly. Adding sidewalks, shared use paths, and bike lanes along this corridor will increase Multimodal options other than motorists.
6. Project Purpose: * System expansion (added capacity) * System preservation, rehabilitation or replacement )
7. Project sponsor: Mary Jaegar
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $4000000
9. Project description: Improve 183rd Street from a 2 lane rural road to a city street with turn lanes at intersections. New Street alignment and right-of-way will be positioned for future 4-lane divided arterial expansion. Intersection improvements with KDOT at US-169/K-7 will look to increase transit safety, by adding an interchange. Improvements will result in added capacity, safer travel, and improved intersection with the highway.
10. Scope: (approximately 1 mile). The project will consist of improving 183rd Street between Lone Elm Road and Woodland Road from a 2 lane road county road section with turn lanes at intersections. New Street alignment and right-of-way will be positioned for future 4-lane divided arterial expansion. Improvements will include pavement, medians, curb and gutter, storm sewer, street lights, landscaping, and all work pertinent to completing the project. This will add capacity for motorists and improve travel times. Adding turn lanes at each intersection will also improve safety and capacity. New Sidewalk and/or Shared Use Path will be constructed on each side of the street will provide safety for pedestrians and bicyclists. A separate interchange project at 183rd Street & 169 Hwy will be constructed within this projects limits.
11. Project schedule: The project is anticipated to be constructed between 2041-2050.

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