Summary of Gladstone Parkway (68th Street)


Contact Information

Organization: Gladstone
Contact person: Timothy Nebergall
Title: Public Works Director
Phone: 816-436-5442
Organization address: 4000 NE 76th Street
  GLADSTONE, MO    64119

General Information

1. Project name: Gladstone Parkway (68th Street)
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Gladstone, Clay County, MO
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: Gladstone City limits at at approximately N. Broadway and NW 68th Street to N. Oak Trafficway and NE 70th Street.
4. Primary project mode: Highway/roadway 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Active Transportation * Freight * Transit )
Project will provide a direct connection to/from N. Oak Trafficway and downtown Gladstone to/from Highway 169 for motorists, transit, bikes/pedestrians, and limited freight. Project will include a new 2-lane parkway, sidewalks/trails, intersection treatments, and resource conservation/improvements.
6. Project Purpose: * System expansion (added capacity) * System operations and management * Ecosystem Restoration )
7. Project sponsor: Timothy A. Nebergall
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $13000000
9. Project description: Project will provide a direct connection to/from N. Oak Trafficway and downtown Gladstone to/from Highway 169. Amenities will serve motorists, pedestrians, transit users, bicyclists, and limited freight. Project will improve traffic safety at the intersection of N. Broadway and NW 68th Street. Project will include a 10ft wide concrete trail that will ultimately connect the Shoal Creek Trail System to the Line Creek Trail system via NW 68th Street and the Linden Connector. Improves access to downtown KCMO, downtown airport, and KCI. Improves connectivity to N Oak which is currently being studied by KCATA for BRT expansion. Improves access to neighborhoods such as Hamilton Heights. Serves environmental justice tracts along N. Broadway and N. Oak.
10. Scope: Project will consist of a 2-lane parkway configuration with intersection improvements at N. Broadway. A 5 ft sidewalk is proposed on the north side and a 10 ft trail is proposed on the south side. Environmental and landscape enhancements will include tree preservation where applicable, planting of new trees, and construction a trailhead. Total Project Length = 3500 feet
11. Project schedule: Alignment Study - 2008 Preliminary Environmental Work - 2024 10 foot wide concrete trail - 2024 Property/Easement Acquistion - 2024 Parkway Construction - 2029

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