Summary of Santa Fe and Parker/K-7 Intersection

Olathe

Contact Information

Organization: Olathe
Contact person: Cheryl Lambrecht
Title: Traffic Engineer
Phone: 9139719030
E-mail: calambrecht@olatheks.org
Organization address: PO Box 768
  Olathe, KS    66051-0768


General Information

1. Project name: Santa Fe and Parker/K-7 Intersection
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: Santa Fe and Parker/K-7 Intersection. (Olathe MARC 2050 Submittal Project Number “89” in attached documents shapefile)
4. Primary project mode: Highway/roadway 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Active Transportation * Freight * Transit )
Santa Fe Street is an arterial street that cuts through the middle of Olathe. It crosses multiple arterial streets with both commercial and residential developments. Santa Fe Street is a truck route. With an enhanced roadway system transit routes can be expanded.
6. Project Purpose: * System expansion (added capacity) * System preservation, rehabilitation or replacement * System operations and management )
7. Project sponsor: Mary Jaeger
mjaeger@olatheks.org
9139719029
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $5000000
9. Project description: Make capacity improvements at the intersection of Santa Fe Street and Parker/K-7 Hwy. The 2016 Olathe Transportation Master Plan identified this intersection as potentially unclude Displaced Left-Turns on multiple legs of the intersection. Or a small "Windmill" interchange could be constructed removing the at-grade intersection. By removing the at-grade intersection it will improve capacity and safety for both crossing thoroughfares. Motorists, pedestrians, transit riders, bicyclists, and trucks will all benefit from the added capacity and safety measures.
10. Scope: Make capacity improvements at the intersection of Santa Fe Street and Parker/K-7 Hwy. Either "Displaced Left-Turns" on multiple legs of the intersection will be constructed, or a small "Windmill" interchange could be constructed removing the at-grade intersection. By removing the at-grade intersection it will improve capacity and safety for both crossing thoroughfares. Motorists, pedestrians, transit riders, bicyclists, and trucks will all benefit from the added capacity and safety measures. Shared-use paths and sidewalks could be added with this construction.
11. Project schedule: Project is anticipated to be constructed between 2041-2050.

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