Summary of Gillham Rd Reconstruction

Kansas City, MO

Contact Information

Organization: Kansas City, MO
Contact person: Jimmi Lossing
Title: Senior Landscape Architect
Phone: 816-513-7627
Organization address: 4600 E 63 ST
  Kansas City, MO    64130

General Information

1. Project name: Gillham Rd Reconstruction
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: City of Kansas City, Jackson, MO
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections:
4. Primary project mode: Active Transportation 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Active Transportation )
6. Project Purpose: * System expansion (added capacity) * System preservation, rehabilitation or replacement )
7. Project sponsor: James Wang, P.E., ENV SP
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $5000000
9. Project description: Reconstruct existing road to the Gillham Road Bike Connections PSP Plan.
10. Scope: Project reconstructs Gillham Rd. to the PSP’s Gillham Road Bike Connections Plan. The project will rebuild the street and upgrade it to a four lane boulevard with an undulating median, separated bike facilities, wider tree lawns and sidewalks on both sides of the street. It will be designed to maintain the character of the area as desired by residents during the Midtown/Plaza Area Plan planning process. Project will include constructing an urban complete street with sidewalks, streetlights, bike lanes and curbing.
11. Project schedule: Project is estimated to start sometime between 2031 and 2040. Pre Design is completed

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Tim Zook said...

I support the upgrade of Gillham Rd to conform with the Bike Connections plan, but am discouraged that the project would not start for potentially 2 decades, causing the project to use 20 year old data. I would fully support if the project happens in the next 5-10 years.

5/17/2019 2:45:14 PM


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