Summary of US-69 Phase 3 Improvement:135th Street to 151st Street


Contact Information

Organization: KDOT
Contact person: Allison Smith
Title: Environmental Coordinator/MPO Liaison
Phone: 785-296-0341
Organization address: 700 SW Harison
  Topeka, KS    66603

General Information

1. Project name: US-69 Phase 3 Improvement:135th Street to 151st Street
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Overland Park, Johnson, KS
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: US-69
4. Primary project mode: Highway/roadway 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Bridge * Freight )
The facility is a major traffic carrier and growth area for Johnson County, and with these improvements KDOT and Overland Park will be mitigating existing traffic congestion and accommodating future travel demand by freight and motorists travelling in and through the region.
6. Project Purpose: * System expansion (added capacity) * System preservation, rehabilitation or replacement * System operations and management )
7. Project sponsor: Allison Smith
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $65000000
9. Project description: The intent of this project is to conduct system expansion and congestion mitigation with the addition of through lanes , construction of C-D roads and the reconstruction of an interchanges at US 69 & College Blvd and US 69 and 151st street. The primary users will be motorists and freight. The intent of the project is to also address significant safety issues that have resulted in corridor already experiencing crash rates above the statewide average .
10. Scope: Reconstruct US‐69 and add through lanes from 151st St. to 135th St., reconstruct the interchange at US-69 and 151st St., and construct southbound C‐D road between 135th St. and Blue Valley Pkwy. The expected outcome is to alleviate mainline congestion and facilitate a reduction in safety issues.
11. Project schedule: Construction has been placed in 2031-2040, but scheduling of phases will be done once the project has been activated and ready to proceed.

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