Summary of Pryor Road - Longview Road to M150 Highway

Lees Summit

Contact Information

Organization: Lees Summit
Contact person: Michael Park
Title: City Traffic Engineer
Phone: 8169691800
Organization address: 220 SE Green Street
  Lees Summit, MO    64063

General Information

1. Project name: Pryor Road - Longview Road to M150 Highway
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Lees Summit, Jackson County, Missouri
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: Pryor Road from Longview Road to M-150 Highway
4. Primary project mode: Highway/roadway 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Active Transportation )
The project will include roadway, sidewalk, shared-use path and other improvements connecting various transportation modes and encouraging multi-modal travel that otherwise does not exist.
6. Project Purpose: * System expansion (added capacity) * System preservation, rehabilitation or replacement )
7. Project sponsor: Michael Park
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $15000000
9. Project description: The project will reconstruct and widen Pryor Road from M-150 Highway to Longview Road, an existing two-lane, 45 mph, shouldered major arterial that continues north of Longview Road with an improved multi-lane urban street section to an interchange at Interstate 470. The project will add curb, storm sewer, sidewalk, shared-use path, turn lanes, medians, access management, street lighting, traffic signals, etc. The primary users include motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists.
10. Scope: All travel modes will be impacted by the 3 mile long project. The project will change the two-lane rural road to at least five lanes with an urban street section, sidewalks, shared-use path, and lighting; similar to the roadway section north of Longview Road to Interstate 470. New facilities for bicyclists and pedestrians will improve capacity and safety for non-motorized transportation. An elementary school is located along the corridor that will have improved accessibility. Turn lanes will improve safety and operations. The additional lane capacity, medians and access management will better accommodate future growth in this part of the City.
11. Project schedule: Design will begin 2019. Right-of-Way acquisition will begin 2020. Construction is scheduled 2022-2024.

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