Summary of Mission Road (133rd St to 143rd St)

City of Leawood

Contact Information

Organization: City of Leawood
Contact person: David Ley
Title: Director of Public Works
Phone: 913-663-9131
Organization address: 4800 Town Center Dr
  Leawood, KS    66211

General Information

G8.1 Project title: Mission Road (133rd St to 143rd St)
G8.2 Project description: Reconstruct Mission Road from an unimproved two-lane roadway to a four lane divided roadway between 135th St and 137th St and a four lane undivided roadway from 137th St to 143rd St.
The project consists of curb and gutter, storm sewer, LED street lights, intersection improvements at 135th St, installation of a traffic signal at 137th St, 6 foot wide sidewalk on the west side, 10 foot mixed use trail on the east side, bike lanes, sodding and landscaping.
Improve intersection capacity and pedestrian use of 135th St & Mission Rd by constructing dual northbound/southbound left turn lanes, reconstruct eastbound/westbound left turn lanes to allow for a flashing yellow arrow.
G8.3 Project contact: David Ley, PE
Director of Public Works
City of Leawood
4800 Town Center Dr
Leawood, KS 66211
(913) 663-9131
G1. Project Type: Road & Bridge - Roadway Capacity
G2. Funding Stream: STP
G3. TIP Number:
G4. State: Kansas
G5. Project county: 1. Johnson
G6. Project municipality: 1. Leawood
G7. Multiple agencies / jurisdictions? No
G8.4 Purpose and need: Traffic on Mission Road has increased with the recent developments along 135th Street and along Mission Road. The City receives numerous requests each year to construct bike lanes within this section as this is a popular north-south bike route through Leawood. The City also receives frequent requests to construct sidewalks to access the two school campuses along this project to allow students to safely walk and bike to school. The future ADT on Mission is 14,000.
G9. Origin and ending
  Length (Miles):
Mission Road
133rd Street
143rd Street
G10. Functional Classification: Principal Arterial
G11. In Transportation Outlook 2040? Yes   Decade:   2020
G12. Muli-Agency Plan? No
G13. Included in a CIP? Yes
It is in the 2018-2022 Capital Improvements Program. Planned for construction in 2022.
G14. Planning stage: Conceptual Plan
G15. Reviewed by state DOT? No
G16. Right-of-Way acquisition: Not started
G17. ROW by local public agency process manual? Yes
G18. Other unique local goals and objectives? No
G19. Transportation Disadvantaged Population: Project will not have an adverse impact on disadvantaged populations. The project includes installing sidewalks and shared use paths which will be constructed to ADA standards allowing for access along both sides of Mission Road. Currently the sidewalk is only on one side of the street and the sidewalk is not continuous from 135th Street to 143rd Street. This will promote walking and biking for students to the two Blue Valley School campuses within the construction limits and for future senior housing proposed along this corridor.
G20. Relevant Public Engagement: This project has been listed in the Citys Master Plan and in the 5 Year CIP for the past several years. Public hearings are held annually for these plans by the Planning Commission and City Council.
G21. Planned Public Engagement: The City and consultant will hold several public meetings to engage the local residents and the schools within this corridor. A website will be developed to obtain additional information from the public and provide progress updates.
G22. Sustainable Places Criteria: ----Active Transportation/Living----------- Complete Street Design---Connected Street Network----------- ------------Integrated Trail System--- Mixed-Density Neighborhoods--------------- --------Retail/Rooftop Relationships------- ------
G22.1. Describe CSP relationship: Providing bike lanes, shared use paths, intersection upgrades for cyclists and pedestrians will promote all users access to the commericial, offices, schools, apartments and residential homes. Mixed use development and senior housing is proposed along this corridor on the vacant tracts of land and also along 135th Street. The proposed improvements to Mission Road will promote walking and cycling to those places. The proposed stormwater improvements will include stormceptors to remove debris/silt from the storm sewer system prior to leaving the site.
G23. Implements Sustainable Places Initiatives? Yes
The 135th Street Community Plan (developed through PSP grants) proposes an Urban Center Zone between 133rd St and 137th St and an Urban Core Zone on 135th St. The goal is to develop mixed use throughout the corridor and provide walk ability, cycling and transit.
The Plan includes an High Activity Center at 135th & Mission with future transit connections along 135th St.
G24. Serves Regional Activity Center? Yes
Less-Intense and Less-Walkable Centers This project will provide a pedestrian crossing on Mission Road at the north entrance to Blue Valley Prairie Star Middle School located near 143rd St. Sidewalks will be constructed on the west side of Mission and a shared use path on the east side of Mission to provide pedestrian access to this school and to Blue Valley Prairie Star Elementary School along 143rd St.
Sidewalk and trail connections will also be completed to the north side of 133rd St for pedestrian access to Blue Valley Mission Trail Elementary school.
There is existing commercial, retail, office, apartments and future mixed use developments and senior housing along this corridor that will utilize the pedestrian improvements.
G25. Environmental justice tracts? No
G26. Reduces greenhouse gas emissions? Yes
By providing sidewalks, shared-use trails, signalized pedestrian crossings and on-street bike lanes it is anticipated additional students will walk or bike to school reducing the number of parents driving to drop-off and pick-up students.
People living adjacent to Mission Road will now have the ability to walk or bike to local retail shopping areas and offices located along the 135th St corridor.
The improvement of the 135th & Mission Intersection will decrease delays.
G27. Natural Resource information: The project will incorporate best management practices in stormwater design to maintain stream quality and water quality for adjacent stream and downstream lakes that receive stormwater discharges from the project.
G28. Community Links at Watershaed Scale: The use of appropriate BMPs in the storm sewer design will be in compliance with the Citys stormwater management plan for NPDES.
G29. Explain local land use or comprehensive plans: Mixed Use, Apartments, Commercial, Office, Schools & Single Family Residential.
Improvements to Mission Road are supported in Leawoods Comprehensive Plan that is reviewed and approved by both Planning Commission and City Council.
G30.1 Complies with MARC’s CSP? Yes
G30.2 Exception to the MARC CSP? No The City of Leawood has developed a Complete Streets Policy. This section of Mission Road was identified within that study for on-street bike lanes, sidewalks and shared-use paths and improved pedestrian crossings. Current ADA, FHWA & KDOT design guidelines will be utilized for those improvements.
Traveler Type (All Ages & Abilities)
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Project Financial Information

STP Federal amount: 5200  (Thousands of $)
STP Match amount: 9600  (Thousands of $)
STP Year requested: 2022
Source of Local Match: The Citys share of cost will be debt financed.
Explain: CIP Number 80175. This project has a total of $14.8 million for design, construction, inspection, right-of-way and utility relocation. The construction cost is estimated at $6.5 million.
Scope Change:
Cost Breakdown:
Highway: 55  %
Transit:   %
Bike: 5  %
Pedestrian: 5  %
Other: 35  %

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