Counties Impacted
Project Status
Planning Phase
Route Impacted
Missouri Route 13

Project Timeline

January 18-31, 2022
Online Public Meeting held for Route 13 Pedestrian Improvement Project
Secure Land needed for Route 13 Pedestrian Improvement Project
Fall 2022
Route 13 Resurfacing Project Construction
Late 2022
Final Project Design Work Completed
Construction of Route 13 Pedestrian Improvement Project

Project highlights:

  • Replace existing non-compliant sidewalk and curb ramps in accordance with ADA requirements 
  • Install new sidewalk and ADA curb ramps to fill in sidewalk gaps in the locations below:
    • Walmart signal to Kearney on the west side of Kansas Expressway
    • Kearney to Atlantic on the east side of Kansas Expressway
    • Division to Chestnut on the east and west sides of Kansas Expressway
  • Replace existing push buttons with audible push buttons at signalized intersections
  • Replace existing non-compliant bus stop pads to meet ADA standards
  • Replace existing driveways to meet ADA standards
  • Update pavement marking to high visibility continental marking at crosswalks to enhance pedestrian safety
  • Add turn lanes and replace the signals on Route 13 (Kansas Expressway) at the intersections of Sunset Street and Walnut Lawn Street
  • Resurface Route 13 (Kansas Expressway) between I-44 and Route 60 (James River Freeway)

Construction is scheduled to begin: 2023

Estimated project cost:  $14.5 million and is a cost-share with the City of Springfield

Traffic Impacts:

  • Lane closings on Kansas Expressway at times
  • Narrowed lanes and traffic shifts on Kansas Expressway at times
  • During higher traffic volume, drivers can expect occasional delays
  • During intersection work, turn lanes may be closed at times
  • Crews and equipment close to traffic
  • Temporary partial driveway disruptions during construction

How do I ask questions or leave feedback during the virtual meeting?

  • Fill out the online form below
  • Email
  • All questions and feedback will be collected until January 31

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