Summary of 135th & Greenwood Intersection Improvements


Contact Information

Organization: Olathe
Contact person: Therese Vink
Title: Sr. Project Manager
Phone: 913-971-9032
Organization address: PO Box 768
  Olathe, KS    66061

General Information

G8.1 Project title: 135th & Greenwood Intersection Improvements
G8.2 Project description: This project will include an eastbound right turn lane along with 2 right turn lanes on Greenwood Street in to the shopping center. Also included will be signal modifications and adjustments to the existing left turn lanes on 135th. Sidewalks will be modified to accommodate the additional pavement width. The project is needed to reduce congestion at the intersection and along Greenwood Street.
G8.3 Project contact: Therese Vink, P.E.
Sr. Project Manager
City of Olathe, Public Works
P.O. Box 768
Olathe, KS 66051
G1. Project Type: Road & Bridge - Traffic Flow
G2. Funding Stream: CMAQ
G3. TIP Number:
G4. State: Kansas
G5. Project county: 1. Johnson
G6. Project municipality: 1. Olathe
G7. Multiple agencies / jurisdictions? No
G8.4 Purpose and need: The purpose of this project is to increase the capacity at the intersection of 135th and Greenwood and to reduce the congestion along Greenwood Street.
G9. Origin and ending
  Length (Miles):
135th Street
400 west of Greenwood Street
400 east of Greenwood Street
G10. Functional Classification: Minor Arterial
G11. In Transportation Outlook 2040? No   Decade:   --Select--
G12. Muli-Agency Plan? No
G13. Included in a CIP? Yes
This project is currently listed in the Pending projects in the 2018 CIP. The project will be included in the active projects in the 2019 CIP that is scheduled to be adopted in August 2018.
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? Yes
This project supports the City of Olathes Transportation Master Plan.
G19. Transportation Disadvantaged Population:
G20. Relevant Public Engagement: The community is asked to provide input through the Citys Capitol Improvement Plan (CIP) development. The project details are presented to the City Council in a series of public meetings and the Community is invited to comment on the proposed project during the City Council meeting with a specific Public Hearing process.
G21. Planned Public Engagement: The City of Olathe has a public engagement process included in their procedures manual. This includes public meetings at multiple phases of the project to discuss the project and gain public insight and opinions on the improvements. The process also includes notifications via mail to residents adjacent to the project informing them of upcoming activities.
G22. Sustainable Places Criteria: ----Active Transportation/Living-------Compact, Walkable Centers--- ----Connected Street Network----------- ---------------- ------------Pedestrian-Oriented Public Realm--- ---------------- ------
G22.1. Describe CSP relationship: The 135th Street Corridor is currently pedestrian and active transportation friendly. It has connections to trail systems, bus routes and pedestrian accommodations. This project will enhance the driving safety on the roadway while maintaining access to other modes of transportation.
G23. Implements Sustainable Places Initiatives? No
G24. Serves Regional Activity Center? Yes
Less-Intense and Less-Walkable Centers This project is within an identified activity center and creates a safe environment for those traveling within the center.
G25. Environmental justice tracts? Yes
This project is located within an environmental justice tract. The project will not only improve access to and from the area but also within the area by reducing congestion at the intersection and also along Greenwood Street.
G26. Reduces greenhouse gas emissions? Yes
By reducing the vehicle delay at the intersection and along Greenwood Street, this project will reduce the greenhouse gas emissions and fuel consumption. LED traffic signal indications and LED streetlights will be included in the project to reduce electrical power use.
G27. Natural Resource information:
G28. Community Links at Watershaed Scale:
G29. Explain local land use or comprehensive plans: This project is supported by and follows the principles of the Olathe Comprehensive Plan.
G30.1 Complies with MARC’s CSP? No
G30.2 Exception to the MARC CSP? No 135th Street is considered an Expressway and for this reason will not have on-road bike lanes. However, Olathes active transportation plan anticipates multi-use paths on both sides of 135th Street to provide an alternate path to cyclist and pedestrians along the corridor.
Traveler Type (All Ages & Abilities)
Mobility Aids:       
Transit Riders:       
Green Streets:       

Project Financial Information

CMAQ Federal amount 1200  (Thousands of $)
CMAQ Match amount: 1000  (Thousands of $)
CMAQ Year requested: 2021
Source of Local Match: General Obligation Bonds
Scope Change:
Cost Breakdown:
Highway: 94  %
Transit:   %
Bike:   %
Pedestrian: 5  %
Other:   %

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