Third Street Improvements Updates

Find information here about active road restrictions, closures and detours related to the Third Street Improvements Project. Questions about the private utility relocations or the Third Street Improvements Project can be directed to Public Works via email or 816.969.1800.

AT&T Utility Relocations In Progress

AT&T is conducting utility relocations prior to the construction of the Third Street Improvements Project. Utility work is expected to last until February 2023, weather permitting and will be scheduled in phases, with closures and detours in place during each phase.

The following traffic changes will be implemented:

  • Eastbound Southwest Third Street traffic will be detoured to Southwest Blue Parkway. 
  • Westbound Southwest Third Street traffic will be detoured to Southwest Second Street.
  • Local access will be maintained for Southwest Third Street business and property owners.

Updates are provided to the City by the contractor performing utility work. The City does not control the work.

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Project Updates

Phase 2 to Begin Mon., Oct. 17
October 14, 2022

Phase 2 of the Southwest Third Street utility work is expected to start on Mon., Oct. 17, with the closure of both eastbound and westbound through traffic on Southwest Third Street from Southwest Blue Parkway to Southwest Jefferson Street. The section of Southwest Jefferson Street from Southwest Third Street to Southwest Second Street is expected to be back open by noon on Mon., Oct. 17.