Summary of Missouri Route 1 & NE 72nd Street Intersection Improvements

Gladstone

Contact Information

Organization: Gladstone
Contact person: Timothy Nebergall
Title: Public Works Director
Phone: 816-436-5442
E-mail: timn@gladstone.mo.us
Organization address: 4000 NE 76th Street
  GLADSTONE, MO    64119


General Information

1. Project name: Missouri Route 1 & NE 72nd Street Intersection Improvements
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Gladstone, Clay County, MO
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: Missouri Route 1 & NE 72nd Street
4. Primary project mode: Highway/roadway 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * None * Active Transportation * Transit )
This is an intersection reconfiguration and sidewalk project to improve system operations. The project is located on the MoDOT system.
6. Project Purpose: * System expansion (added capacity) * System operations and management )
7. Project sponsor: Timothy A. Nebergall
timn@gladstone.mo.us
816-436-5442
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $1700000
9. Project description: Project is in close proximity to a QuikTrip, Walmart, and Hyvee. Project will modify intersection configuration and capacity to reduce travel times and congestion. Project is part of a potential TID which include construction of a new sidewalk on the south side of NE 72nd Street from the intersection to N. Woodland.
10. Scope: Reconfiguration of the intersection to improve travel times and reduce congestion. Project will include an additional NB protected left-turn lane, a protected NB right-turn lane, and a new WB thru-lane and EB thru-lane. Construction of a sidewalk on the south side of NE 72nd Street from the intersection to N. Woodland.
11. Project schedule: Preliminary Design - 2020 Final Design & Construction - 2025

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Arnold Nguyen said...

This intersection definitely needs improvements. NE 72nd St always back up during peak hours because of the terrible lane configuration. A sidewalk on the south side of NE 72nd St is also needed.

8/16/2019 1:16:14 PM


Jacob Lowe said...

I have traveled through this intersection many times and while the configuration of the intersection is poor, this project will not solve the existing problems but only replace them with new ones at a cost of $1.7 million. The requested sidewalk is a very needed improvement and a very small piece of the requested budget...this piece should be funded. The adding of additional car lanes is unnecessary as 72nd Street already has excessive capacity. Money would be better spent changing 72nd from its current 4-lane configuration to a 3-lane configuration as was done in the area nearby on NE Barry Rd between N Troost Ave and N Highland Ave.

8/18/2019 2:37:39 PM


Greg Strasser said...

I live quite close to this intersection, use it several times a week and do not consider it congested except during rush hour. The sidewalk is needed as I do see many pedestrians on that section.

9/4/2019 3:11:23 PM


Carol Suter said...

This is one of the most dangerous intersections in Gladstone generating the most accidents. Improving the intersection will save lives.

9/5/2019 3:16:36 PM


Carol Suter said...

This is one of the most dangerous intersections in Gladstone generating the most accidents. Improving the intersection will save lives.

9/5/2019 3:16:36 PM


Mike Ebenroth said...

This intersection definitely needs improvement. There have been several accidents recently and this would help. The site lines on south bound Highway 1 approaching the stoplight at 72nd are horrible.

9/6/2019 11:51:59 AM


Ronald Guglielmino said...

This is probably the most congested intersection in Gladstone. The additional protected turn lanes will ease congestion and accidents. The adjacent commercial land-use increases the short-term priority of this project.

9/6/2019 12:12:54 PM


Eugene Suter said...

This intersection is high traffic and dangerous. Upgrades to this intersection will make it much safer and improve the flow of traffic. This project should be high priority.

9/22/2019 9:53:48 PM


Dominic Accurso said...

This intersection can be difficult to navigate at times when traffic volume is high.Having the sidewalk on the south side of the street would be a huge improvement.

9/23/2019 2:10:31 PM


 


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