Archive for July, 2020:

Olathe to Improve Capacity on 159th Street with Redesigned Intersection

Posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 by Mike McKenna
In Traffic, tagged in olathe traffic control improvement

The City of Olathe, Kansas was facing capacity issues at the 159th Street and Blackbob intersection. The four-way stop was busy during typical peak hours and was even worse on weekends due to youth sports events in the area. Traffic was slow, and a new design was needed to increase flow and improve safety. Affinis […]

City of Merriam Boosts Safety for Residents with 67th Street Improvements

Posted on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 by Chris Farney
In Transportation Engineering, tagged in city of merriam 67th street improvements

The pavement on 67th Street between Antioch and the Shawnee/Merriam border was in poor condition. The City of Merriam knew it needed to be repaired and saw an opportunity to increase safety for all users. To achieve their goals, they used a number of design strategies, including providing better access to local trails and businesses, […]

Roe Avenue Improvements Form Final Connection in Multi-Year Program

Posted on Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 by Levi Cole
In Projects, Transportation Engineering, tagged in prairie village cars program roe avenue

Prairie Village’s CARS program focuses on the rehabilitation of collector and arterial streets. For the last several years, we’ve worked together to improve segments of Roe Ave as part of this effort. For the 2019 project, the city decided to update the area between 63rd and 75th Streets. This aging stretch of roadway is adjacent […]