Summary of 151st Street - Antioch to Metcalf

Overland Park

Contact Information

Organization: Overland Park
Contact person: Lorraine Basalo
Title: Acting City Engineer
Phone: 9138956023
E-mail: lorraine.basalo@opkansas.org
Organization address: 8500 Santa Fe Dr.
  Overland Park, KS    66212


General Information

1. Project name: 151st Street - Antioch to Metcalf
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Overland Park, Johnson, Kansas
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: 151st Street
4. Primary project mode: Highway/roadway 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Active Transportation )
The project will expand multimodal systems to accommodate automobiles, transit, public safety vehicles, pedestrian and bicycles in order to maximize and increase mobility throughout the corridor. The project will encourage walkability and bicycle access by maintaining and upgrading existing sidewalks and shared use paths. These improved facilities will provide connection to existing pedestrian and bicycle facilities along the corridor.
6. Project Purpose: * System expansion (added capacity) * System preservation, rehabilitation or replacement )
7. Project sponsor: Kyle Dieckmann
kyle.dieckmann@opkansas.org
913-895-6053
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $10500000
9. Project description: The intent of the project is to maximize mobility and access to existing and future land uses along the corridor, address system preservation and maintenance needs, provide for alternative transportation modes and improve system performance, efficiency, and safety. The primary users will be motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. Motorists will benefit from the increased capacity and safety of the widened roadway which includes additional through lanes and turn lanes. Pedestrians and bicyclists will be able to utilize the upgraded sidewalks, shared use paths and trail connections to negotiate the entire corridor and intersections.
10. Scope: The project includes widening 151st Street from a four-lane divided thoroughfare to a six-lane divided thoroughfare throughout the 1 mile corridor. The existing sidewalks and shared use paths along the roadway are anticipated to be reconstructed and upgraded to include connections to other pedestrian facilities along the corridor. The project will continue to provide multimodal systems to accommodate automobiles, transit, public safety vehicles, pedestrian and bicycles in order to maximize mobility throughout the corridor. The project will expand walkability and safety for pedestrians by maintaining and upgrading ADA compliant facilities and crosswalks.
11. Project schedule: Construction is anticipated to occur between 2025-2030.

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