| |
Kansas City District Facebook Twitter Flickr Blog YouTube RSS

Local News Releases


Steve Porter, 816-607-2152

June 07, 2012 11:44 AM
Last Amendment 3 Project in Kansas City Area Awarded by MoDOT
Funding Drought Offers Little Hope for More Major Projects Soon

KANSAS CITY - The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded a contract during its regular meeting Wednesday for relocation of the north outer road of I-70 in Grain Valley to Radmacher Brothers Excavation Co.  The $13,373,704 construction project is expected to begin this summer.

This project is the final improvement in the Kansas City District made possible through Amendment 3 funds. Amendment 3 was passed by Missourians in November 2004 to keep transportation dollars focused on major highway needs throughout the state. Voters approved the measure that specifically required MoDOT to bond-finance a long list of transportation improvement projects and get them started as quickly as possible to fix a deteriorating system. The bond debt will be paid off within 20 years.

"Both Amendment 3 and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act federal stimulus funds are now all invested," said District Engineer Dan Niec. "But now, at MoDOT's current transportation funding levels, Missourians aren't likely to see this type of improvement project again until we solve this funding shortage. We are committed to maintain our current system for as long as possible, but major new construction will be curtailed."

For more information about other MoDOT projects, please visit MoDOT's Website at www.modot.mo.gov/kansascity. For instant updates, follow MoDOT_KC on Twitter or send questions and comments to kccommunityrelations@modot.mo.gov. We want your feedback on our work zones! Rate Our Work Zones at www.modot.org/kansascity


 

 
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
Moving Forward
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