Summary of MO - HIghway 2 (South Street) at Independence Intersection Improvements


Contact Information

Organization: Harrisonville
Contact person: Happy
Title: Welch
Phone: 8163808919
Organization address: 300 E. Pearl St.
  Harrisonville, MO    64701-1850

General Information

1. Project name: MO - HIghway 2 (South Street) at Independence Intersection Improvements
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Harrisonville, Cass County, Missouri
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: Missouri Route 2 and South Independence Street Intersection
4. Primary project mode: Highway/roadway 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Highway/Roadway )
Large truck traffic has resulted in an unusual high traffic accident rate because the intersection isnt designed for turning movements of these large vehicles. This project will improve the intersection with larger radius and dedicated turn lanes.
6. Project Purpose: * System preservation, rehabilitation or replacement * System operations and management )
7. Project sponsor: Eric Patterson
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $1004250
9. Project description: As shown on the attached drawing, this project will increase the turning radius and provide dedicated turn lanes to facilitate the flow of large truck vehicles. This site is located on MoDOT Highway Route 2 and City of Harrisonvilles Independence Street. Large trucks moving freight to other destinations situates these vehicles in with local commuters including school bus traffic. Inadequate widths have caused interactions between the trucks and cars resulting in a high accident rate.
10. Scope: Project will serve automobile, truck, and pedestrian traffic. Convert existing 2-lane each direction intersection into 3 lanes each way, with turn lanes and signals, including pedestrian crossing signals. The expected outcome will the better flow of large trucks through town with a reduced accident rate.
11. Project schedule: 2025 - Planning and environmental clearances 2026 - Surveying and engineering design 2027 - ROW acquisition and utility relocations 2028 - Construction

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Chris Arthur, B.O. Harrisonville said...

A high priority project both for pedestrian and vehicle concerns.

5/19/2019 8:03:03 AM


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