Summary of Route AA/Waukomis Drive Complete Streets Reconstruction

Kansas City, MO

Contact Information

Organization: Kansas City, MO
Contact person: Wes Minder
Title: Innovation Engineer
Phone: 816-513-6977
E-mail: wes.minder@kcmo.org
Organization address: 414 E. 12th Street
  Kansas City, MO    64106


General Information

1. Project name: Route AA/Waukomis Drive Complete Streets Reconstruction
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Northmoor, Kansas City, Platte County, MO
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: Missouri Route AA (Waukomis Drive) from US 69 to Englewood Road. Includes the I-29 interchange
4. Primary project mode: Highway/roadway 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Active Transportation * Bridge * Transit )
The joint project with Platte County, Northmoor, MoDOT, and Kansas City will reconstruct MO AA which was built in 1942 as an unmproved two lane farm road to a three lane urban complete street from US 69/Vivion Road through the I-29 interchange and terminate at Englewood Road. It will rebuild the corridor at grade and within existing right of way and add a ten foot multipurpose trail. Project will connect the entire city of Northmoor and the environmental justice tract within KCMO to ATA transit Route 231.
6. Project Purpose: * System preservation, rehabilitation or replacement * System operations and management * Ecosystem Restoration )
7. Project sponsor: Wes Minder
wes.minder@kcmo.org
816-513-6977
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $15000000
9. Project description: Complete street reconstruction of the existing Waukomis Drive Road from US 69/Vivion Road to Englewood Road to a modern urban complete street. The existing road was built in 1942 by MoDOT and subsequently the section north of I-29 was transfered to KCMO. Project will provide a sidewalk on one side of the street, a ten foot multi-purpose path on the other, three lanes as necessary and on-street bike facilities. The project will connect the residents of Riverside and Northmoor to Line Creek Elementary to allow a safe route to school and will also connect to the Line Creek Trail, Line Creek Community Center, Line Creek Park, and the Englewood Boulevard complete street reconstruction currently underway. Project will include proper street lighting necessary for an urban area, safe transit stops for ATA users, and stormwater mitigation. It is a joint project with Platte County taking the lead in partnership with Northmoor and Kansas City.
10. Scope: This project reconstructs the existing narrow two lane Waukomis Drive Road from US 69/Vivion Road to Englewood Road to a modern urban complete street. The existing road was built in 1942 by MoDOT and subsequently the section north of I-29 was transfered to KCMO. Project will provide a sidewalk on one side of the street, a ten foot multi-purpose path on the other, three lanes as necessary and on-street bike facilities. The project will connect the residents of Riverside and Northmoor to Line Creek Elementary to allow a safe route to school and will also connect to the Line Creek Trail, Line Creek Community Center, Line Creek Park, and the Englewood Boulevard complete street reconstruction currently underway. Project will include proper street lighting necessary for an urban area, safe transit stops for ATA users, and stormwater mitigation.
11. Project schedule: Project is estimated to start sometime between 2027 and 2030 utilizing a funding partnership between the cities and county. Pre-design has been completed on the Kansas City section. Concept plans have been completed in the Northmoor section.

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