Summary of 87th Street and I-435 Interchange Improvements


Contact Information

Organization: Lenexa
Contact person: Steve Schooley
Title: Transportation Manager
Phone: 914-477-7662
Organization address: 17101 W. 87th Street Parkway
  Lenexa, KS    66219

General Information

G8.1 Project title: 87th Street and I-435 Interchange Improvements
G8.2 Project description: Provide capacity and operational improvements to the interchange connecting roadway improvement projects that have been completed on both sides of the interchange. The project will provide much needed vehicular capacity along with reconstruction of existing mixed-use trails on the both sides of 87th Street.
G8.3 Project contact: Steve Schooley, Transportation Manager
G1. Project Type: Road & Bridge - Traffic Flow
G2. Funding Stream: CMAQ STP
G3. TIP Number:
G4. State: Kansas
G5. Project county: 1. Johnson
G6. Project municipality: 1. Lenexa
G7. Multiple agencies / jurisdictions? No
G8.4 Purpose and need: This project has been identified as early as 2002 when the 87th Street Corridor Study was completed. This will provide the needed capacity and operational improvements to support the growth and development in this part of Lenexa.
G9. Origin and ending
  Length (Miles):
87th Street
Loiret Boulevard
Renner Boulevard
G10. Functional Classification: Minor Arterial
G11. In Transportation Outlook 2040? Yes   Decade:   2010
G12. Muli-Agency Plan? No
G13. Included in a CIP? Yes
This project is included in the CIP.
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 is part of the approved plan from the 87th Street Corridor study completed in 2002. This is the last section to be improved along the corridor.
G19. Transportation Disadvantaged Population:
G20. Relevant Public Engagement: A substantial public involvement process was completed as part of the original corridor study completed in 2002. Four open house meetings and several one-on-one meetings with interested parties were held as part of the corridor study.
G21. Planned Public Engagement: Once funding is secured public meetings will be held to present the proposed project.
G22. Sustainable Places Criteria: ---------------- Complete Street Design---Connected Street Network---Context Appropriate Streets------- ------------Integrated Trail System--- ---------------- ---------------- ------
G22.1. Describe CSP relationship: This project will provide facilities for all users. There is an existing mixed-use trail that will be relocated with project.
G23. Implements Sustainable Places Initiatives? No
G24. Serves Regional Activity Center? Yes
Highest-Intensity and Most-Walkable Centers This project will directly connect activity centers on either side of the freeway as well as connect those centers to the region through the proposed interchange improvements. West of I-435 is City Center which currently has 1,132 apartments, over 400,0000 square feet of office and civic space with approved projects that are currently under construction to add 175 apartments, and 300,000 square feet of retail/office/civic space. This is a very walkable development. To the east of the interchange there are over 600 apartment units and 144,000 square feet of commercial space under construction.
G25. Environmental justice tracts? No
G26. Reduces greenhouse gas emissions? Yes
This project will reduce traffic delay and congestion which will help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This project also includes a mixed-use trail that will connect City Center which is a walkable development with commercial and residential areas.
G27. Natural Resource information:
G28. Community Links at Watershaed Scale:
G29. Explain local land use or comprehensive plans: This project will provide improved access to the City Center project which is a key project in the city. This project was identified in the 87th Street Corridor Study which was completed in 2002.
G30.1 Complies with MARC’s CSP? Yes
G30.2 Exception to the MARC CSP? No
Traveler Type (All Ages & Abilities)
Mobility Aids:       
Transit Riders:       
Green Streets:       

Project Financial Information

CMAQ Federal amount 500  (Thousands of $)
CMAQ Match amount: 125  (Thousands of $)
CMAQ Year requested: 2021
STP Federal amount: 4000  (Thousands of $)
STP Match amount: 1000  (Thousands of $)
STP Year requested: 2021
Source of Local Match: City funds
Explain: Cost estimate is provided. Total funding of $4M requested through a single source or combination of sources
Scope Change: This project cannot be phased
Cost Breakdown:
Highway: 90  %
Transit:   %
Bike: 5  %
Pedestrian: 5  %
Other:   %

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