| |
Kansas City District Facebook Twitter Flickr Blog YouTube RSS

header

MoDOT and the City of Harrisonville are planning a project to reconstruct Mechanic Street as a three-lane highway with new pavement, curbs and gutters, sidewalks on both sides, and added overhead street lighting along the route.


Why is MoDOT doing this project?

The project will widen the highway from two to three lanes east of Eastwood Road to Stella Street, add an enclosed storm drain system in the area, fix drainage and replace culverts east of Eastwood, and improve safety and accessibility for pedestrians. Click here to review the project map.

Pavement condition continues to challenge maintenance crews because of runoff damage and insufficient base materials. Reconstruction of the roadway would ensure more stable, smoother pavement that would minimize maintenance for decades to come.

How Will this Project Benefit Pedestrians?

The project will also reconstruct 5-foot-wide sidewalks from Independence Street to Eastwood Road and add 5-foot-wide sidewalks on the north and reconstruct 5-foot-wide sidewalks on the south side from east of Eastwood Road to Stella Street. Accessible ramps at curbs, and pedestrian crosswalks at Independence Street, Highland Drive and possibly Eastwood Road and Price Street will more safely accommodate all pedestrian traffic.

Nearby middle school traffic need better pedestrian access, which can be improved with sidewalks and crosswalks along Route 7.

When Will Construction Begin?
The $2.9 million project will start in spring 2015 and be completed that season.

How will Construction Impact Motorists?
Replacement of the pavement and drainage improvements will cause significant impact to traffic during construction.

While an effort will be made to minimize restrictions and traffic congestion, Mechanic Street may be reduced to one lane, signal-controlled traffic during periods of construction.

 

verticle rule

customer survey

Click here to review photos

of the existing bridges

east

Click here to review
the project details

roadnotes


For updates follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Or add your name to the project update e-mail list. Questions or comments? Call us 1-888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636) or submit a comment form online.
 
District Map
Kansas City District
spacer
Traveler Information
Traveler Map
Kansas City Scout
Motorist Assist
map
call, cell, mobile, phone iconText Alerts - Sign Up!
spacer
Quick Links
Your Local Area Engineer
Report a Road Concern
Rate Our Workzones
On the Move
spacer
Your Local MoDOT
Get your local district information.
Districts Map
About Us
How Do I...
Contact Us
Missouri Department of Transportation
Central Office
105 W. Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65102
1-888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636)
1-866-831-6277 (Motor Carrier Services)
Drivers License Offices
horz_bar
| | |
Missouri State Government
 
© 2013 Missouri Department of Transportation. All Rights Reserved.   Privacy Policy.
 
 
Platte Clay Jackson Cass Johnson Lafayette Ray Saline Pettis Northwest Northeast Kansas City Southwest Southeast Central St. Louis iTunes Android