Summary of Salisbury Road Complete Streets


Contact Information

Organization: Independence
Contact person: Mike Winckler
Title: Engineer II
Phone: 816-325-6217
Organization address: 111 E Maple Ave
  Independence, MO    64050

General Information

1. Project name: Salisbury Road Complete Streets
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Independence, Jackson County, Missouri
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: Salisbury & Jones Road (future Jackson Drive - major arterial). Salisbury & Ponca Drive
4. Primary project mode: Highway/roadway 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Active Transportation )
Salisbury Road serves northern Independence, connecting single family residential to Missouri Highway 291. In 2010, the Salisbury Road project, from Missouri 291 to the Independence Athletic Complex, expanded the roadway to 3-lane collector from two lane residential. The expansion improved traffic flow and installed sidewalks connecting the Independence Athletic Complex to Salisbury pedestrians. This project will expand the sidewalk further east, serving additional single family subdivisions. Bike facilities will also be included, to connect bicyclists along the roadway to connect with the Independence Athletic Complex.
6. Project Purpose: * System expansion (added capacity) * System preservation, rehabilitation or replacement )
7. Project sponsor: Kati Horner
(816) 325-6217
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $8300000
9. Project description: The project will complete the expansion of the existing roadway to 3-lane collector, from Missouri 291 to N Jones Road. As part of the expansion, horizontal and vertical alignment will also be improved to match necessary design parameters. Sidewalks will be installed and bike facilities will be incorporated to expand multimodal transportation options throughout. Additionally, the Independence Athletic Complex, located near the middle of this segment of Salsibury Road, serves the region with several sports fields, including soccer, football, baseball and softball.
10. Scope: Salisbury Road Complete Street Improvements will expand the roadway to a 3-lane collector from the Independence Athletic Complex to Jones Road (a future major arterial). Improvements include 1.5 miles of travel lane installation, sidewalk installation, and bike lane installations. Improvements to both horizontal and vertical curve alignments will improve travel speeds along Salisbury Road. Signal improvements will be incorporated where appropriate.
11. Project schedule: Phase 1 Salisbury Road improvements, Missouri Highway 291 to Independence Athletic Complex (0.6 miles) - completed 2010. Phase 2 Salisbury Road improvements, Independence Athletic Complex to Ponca Drive (0.6 miles) by 2040. Phase 3 Salisbury Road improvements, Ponca Drive to Jones Road (0.9 miles) by 2050.

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