Summary of Scherer Road - Sampson Road to M291 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: Scherer Road - Sampson Road to M291 Highway
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Lees Summit, Jackson County, Missouri
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: Scherer Road from Sampson Road to M291 Highway
4. Primary project mode: Highway/roadway 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Active Transportation )
The project includes roadway improvements, additional travel lanes, safety enhancements, pedestrian and bicycle facilities (sidewalks, shared-use path) and connections to the regional highway system, bikeway and trail networks.
6. Project Purpose: * System expansion (added capacity) * System preservation, rehabilitation or replacement )
7. Project sponsor: Michael Park
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $22500000
9. Project description: The project will reconstruct an inadequate rural roadway to an urban multi-lane, multi-modal transportation corridor supporting all users (motorists, pedestrians, transit riders, bicyclist and freight). The project is along a major arterial that extends between M-291 and Sampson Road. West of Sampson road, Scherer Parkway continues as an existing four-lane urban thoroughfare crossing multiple jurisdictions and Interstate 49 to the west.
10. Scope: The project will reconstruct Scherer Road from Sampson Road to M-291 Highway. The total project length is 3.75 miles. The project will include realignment of the vertical profile to address sight distance issues, widen the number of lanes from two, narrow, rural, non-shouldered lanes to a four lane divided urban street section with sidewalk, paths, street lights, curb, storm sewer, etc.
11. Project schedule: Design 2025-2028. Right of Way 2026-2028. Construction 2028-2031

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