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Status: In Design   |   Estimated Construction: 3/1/2023 - 11/1/2023   |  
Categories: Bridges, Streets & Signals   |  

3rd Street, Jefferson to Blue Parkway

Project Description:
This project will improve 3rd Street from Jefferson Street to Blue Parkway. The project includes, but is not limited to, paving, sidewalks, curb and storm sewer work, street lighting and access management. The project may include additional streetscape elements along 3rd Street similar to those within the downtown central business district; and could provide those same elements such as brick pavers, landscape/street trees, etc. along portions of Market Street and West Main Street between 2nd Street and 4th Street with available project funds.

Project Rationale:
This project will enhance safety and operations by improving the 3rd Street corridor through access management, sidewalk, lighting, etc. This project will promote economic activity and reinvestment along the arterial corridor. The corridor is also a principal gateway into downtown Lee's Summit. The project supports the City's Livable Streets Policy.

Current Project Status:
Right of way plans are complete.  Working with property owners on access management.  Right of Way and Easement acquisition with start summer of 2022.  Extensive utility relocation will be the first phase of the construction.  AT&T will be working in the middle of the street starting late summer 2022.  Roadway construction is planned to begin spring of 2023.  Mid America Regional Council approved a $500,000 Federal Grant.

Project Contact:
Thankam Mathew 816-969-1800

Projected Funding: $6,549,000