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06 June 2011

Neth: Construction Projects in Your Area

I recently recieved a notice from the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) with a list of Clay County roadway construction projects planned for 2011. Some of these projects are already in progress while others will begin in the next few months. I thought you would appreciate this information when trying to navigate the orange cones on your way to work each day.

MoDOT Major Projects Planned for Clay County 2011

STIP Projects

  • Route 169 - New guard cable installation from just north of I-435 to I-29.
  • Route 169 - Resurfacing southbound only from Commercial Street in Smithville to I-435 and from Cookingham Road to Barry Road. Scheduled for completion in early summer.
  • Route 169 - Test grouting project to repair railroad bin wall just north the
    Broadway Bridge (northbound lanes)
  • Route 152 - Resurfacing from Route 1 in Clay County to I-435 in Platte
  • Interstate 35 - Bridge rehabilitation on twin bridges over Lightburne (just
    north of Liberty). Project expected to begin in June.
  • Interstate 29 - Resurfacing from Vivion Road to Parvin Road
  • Route 210 - Pavement repair and resurfacing from Walker Road to I-435
  • Route 210 - Pavement repair and resurfacing from I-435 to Route 291
  • Route 210 - Earthen slide repair near I-435 Interchange (Westbound). Completed.
  • Interstate 435 - Pavement repair, drainage improvements and resurfacing from I-29 to Route 169 (mostly Platte County).

Economic Recovery Projects

  • Route 9: Interchange and capacity improvements at Route 9 and Briarcliff
    Parkway. (2010-2011)

Minor Roads Initiative

  • Route N: Resurfacing from Beginning of State Maintenance to Route 210
    south of Excelsior Springs. Completed.
  • Route W: Resurfacing from Route 169 to Route C near Smithville. Completed.
  • Route EE: Resurfacing from Route Hto Route 210 near Missouri City. Completed.
  • Cookingham Drive: Resurfacing under Route 169 between the ramps.

Safe & Sound Bridge Improvement Program (2011 Only)

  • Route 92 over First Creek west of Smithville may be completed or may be in process

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