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Legislation #: 910536 Introduction Date: 5/2/1991
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 5/2/1991
Sponsor: None
Title: Indicating to the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission the City Council's request that certain roads, bridges and intersections be considered for improvement in anticipation of increased highway funds.

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5/1/1991

Immediate Adoption

5/2/1991

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RESOLUTION NO. 910536

 

Indicating to the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission the City Council's request that certain roads, bridges and intersections be considered for improvement in anticipation of increased highway funds.

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WHEREAS, the federal government is currently considering legislation that will significantly increase highway grant funds to the State of Missouri and its political subdivisions. The increased funding level will permit the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission and the state's political subdivisions to advance previously scheduled projects and add new projects to existing programs; and

 

WHEREAS, Appendix A contains a listing of projects that the City considers important to the orderly development of a total ground transportation system in the Kansas City metropolitan area; and

 

WHEREAS, the City is willing to share in the cost of certain improvements as described in Appendix A; and

 

WHEREAS, the State of Missouri will be required to increase its funding levels to the state highway system in order to fully utilize the increased federal aid grants; and

 

WHEREAS, the City now wants to indicate to the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission its request that the Commission consider the incorporation of the projects in Appendix A into its future programs, and that the development and construction of these projects be accelerated upon the receipt of the increased federal highway funds; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the City herewith submits to the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission its request that those projects listed in Appendix A be considered for inclusion in the Commission's program and, where appropriate, those projects that are currently programmed be accelerated upon the receipt of increased federal highway funding, and the anticipation of additional state funding to highway improvements, and the list of projects are as follows:

 

1. Improving the intersection of Broadway and 5th Street.

 

2. Widening Wornall Road from I-435 to 101st Terrace.

 

3. Widening Missouri Highway 45 from I-29 to I-435 (west).

 

4. Completing Missouri Highway 152 to freeway standards from Brighton Avenue to I-435 (west).

 

5. Assisting in replacing the Chouteau Bridge over the Missouri River and accepting Chouteau Trafficway from

Missouri Highway 210 to Front Street into the Missouri

State Highway System.

 

6. Constructing interchanges on U.S. 169 at N.W. 96th Street and N.W. 108th Street and realigning N.W. and N.E. 96th

Street from Baughman Road to N. Oak Trafficway.

 

7. Realigning and widening Missouri Highway 150 from State Line Road to U.S. 71.

 

8. Extending Missouri Highway 78 from I-435 (east) to I-35 and accepting it into the Missouri State Highway System.

 

9. Accelerating the construction of Bruce Watkins Memorial Drive from 63rd Street to the Central Business District.

 

10. Improving North Oak Trafficway from Missouri Highway 9 to I-29.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution be spread upon the minutes of the Council and a copy therefore be delivered to the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission at its scheduled monthly meeting being conducted in Kansas City, Missouri on May 3, 1991 in testimony thereof.