Counties Impacted
Project Status
Planning Phase
Route Impacted
Missouri Route 171
Missouri Route 96
Jasper County Route YY

Project Facts:

  • Relocate Route 171/96/YY intersection east of the existing intersection away from KCS Railroad to improve safety
  • Build multi-lane roundabout at new intersection alignment
    • Roundabout will consist of two 16-foot lanes with 10-foot truck apron
    • Roundabout entry will consist of one or two lanes varying from 12– to 16-feet with four-foot outside shoulder
  • Pave approximately 14 miles of Route 171 between Missouri/Kansas state line and near Fir Road

Traffic Impacts:

  • Construction of new roundabout and approaches will begin with traffic in existing configuration
  • Partial or complete road closures will be required at various times
  • During road closures, drivers will be directed to use signed detours on Route 43, Jasper County Routes KK, YY and Z

Construction: Summer 2021

Estimated Total Project Cost: $4.2 million

Project Updates

  • Intersection Safety Improvements on Route 171


    Carl Junction -- A project to relocate the intersection at Missouri Route 171/Route 96 and Jasper County Route YY to improve safety is the focus of a public meeting on Thursday, November 7, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.

    The plans...