Author Archives: Shane Standley

Prairie Village Improves 5 Sites with Annual Paving Program

Posted on Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 by
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Every year, the City of Prairie Village reinvests in their infrastructure to improve quality of life for residents. Their annual paving program is one way they continue to improve roadways and connectivity for the area. It focuses solely on deteriorating streets, curb and gutter, and sidewalks. To help their entire community, they choose updates across the […]

City of Olathe Improves Aging Neighborhood with Full Reconstruction

Posted on Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 by
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The City of Olathe, Kansas maintains the integrity of their infrastructure with an ongoing reconstruction program. They monitor pavement thickness to determine which roadways need to be paved and which should be reconstructed. When analyzing Cedar Street, between S. Parker and east of Walnut Street, they decided a full reconstruction was required and selected it […]

Overland Park Reinvests in Residential Streets with Annual Improvements

Posted on Wednesday, August 11th, 2021 by
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Every year, the City of Overland Park, Kansas improves a group of residential streets as part of their Neighborhood Street Reconstruction Program (NSRP). For the 2020 NSRP project, they identified two locations that were ready for improvement. The first was an established neighborhood near commercial businesses at 95th and Antioch. The second was smaller in […]

City of Merriam Leverages CARS Funding to Improve Major Arterial

Posted on Wednesday, April 21st, 2021 by
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Every year, the City of Merriam, Kansas works to improve existing roadway conditions, reduce future maintenance costs, and create ADA compliant facilities as part of the CARS Program. In 2020, they wanted to improve pavement, curb, and sidewalk along a highly traveled segment of Johnson Drive. They also needed to update the crossing at the […]

Prairie Village Connects Neighbors and Improves Quality of Life with Paving Program

Posted on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 by
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The City of Prairie Village’s paving program was developed to maintain quality roadways for residents. It also creates more connectivity for pedestrians by adding sidewalks and preserves the integrity of local streets with stormwater run-off management. For the last 10 years, we have been partnering with the city on these neighborhood improvements as part of […]

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

Posted on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 by
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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
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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 […]