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Projects

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Geyer Road Resurfacing -Phase 1 (Contract Bidding)

This project includes removing 2" of the asphalt surface, 2" asphalt overlay, spot curb repair, repair of sidewalk trip hazards, ADA curb ramp reconstruction and pavement markings for bicycle facilities. Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon (PHB) will replace the existing traffic signal for the pedestrian crosswalk near Keysor Elementary School.  The project limits are Manchester Rd. south to W. Adams Ave.  This project is partially funded by the STP federal program.  Construction is anticipated to start in summer 2020. 

Quan Avenue Reconstruction (Contract Bidding)

The project intends to include the reconstruction of the street pavement, improved intersection geometrics and replacement of the traffic signals, and reconstruction or addition of 5' wide ADA-compliant sidewalks on Quan Avenue.  Ameren and ADB will be completing utility relocation work in March and April. The street construction work is anticipated to start in May 2020 with a completion date of November 2020. Construction in front of Tillmann Elementary is scheduled to be completed during summer.

East Monroe Avenue Improvements (Contract Bidding)

This project includes the reconstruction of the E. Monroe Avenue and Taylor Avenue intersection to create a raised intersection to improve pedestrian accessibility and safety to compliment the new Kirkwood Performing Arts Center.  The project will include drainage modifications, new curbs, sidewalks, ADA curb ramps driveway approaches and 2" mill & asphalt overlay of E. Monroe Avenue between Taylor Avenue and Fillmore Avenue. Construction is anticipated to start in spring of 2020.

2020 Asphalt Mill & Overlay (Contract Bidding)

 The project includes removing 2" of the asphalt surface, 2" asphalt overlay, spot curb repair and ADA curb ramp reconstruction.  Bike facilities will be striped per the Kirkwood Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan. In 2020, the Pavement Preservation plan states that streets within the Northeast district (north of Adams and east of Geyer Road are for consideration). The streets that are included in this project can be found on the attached Project map

2020 UBAWS (Contract Bidding)

The project includes surface profile and edge milling and a 3/4" asphalt wearing surface.  Bike facilities will be striped per the Kirkwood Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan. In 2020, the Pavement Preservation plan states that streets within the Northeast district (north of Adams and east of Geyer Road are for consideration).The streets that are included in this project can be found on the attached Project Map.

2020 Asphalt Pavement Rejuvenator (Contract Bidding)

The project includes the application of an emulsified maltene based asphalt rejuvenator to streets receiving a hot mix asphalt surface in 2019. The streets that are included in this project can be found on the attached Project Map.

Northlin & Southlin Drive Water Main Replacement and Street Reconstruction (Completed)

The street reconstruction and replacement of the water mains along Northlin and Southlin Drive and connection to the existing water main along Lindemann Rd have been completed.

Kirkwood Road Signal Optimization and Interconnect and South Kirkwood Road - Nipher Middle School Safe Routes to School (Under Construction)

This  project included the upgrade of 11 signalized intersections on Kirkwood Road from Big Bend to Manchester Road including a fiber optic interconnect.  A Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon (PHB) will replace the existing traffic signal for the pedestrian crosswalk near Hollywood Ln. The sidewalk curb ramps and signals have been constructed to meet ADA  requirements.  A 5' wide ADA compliant sidewalk have been added or reconstructed along the east side of Kirkwood Road from Chester Ave to Nipher Middle School. The intersections of Essex, Washington, Woodbine and Rose Hill were repaved. The entire roadway from Monroe to Adams was repaved. High visibility crosswalks are being installed at Essex, Woodbine and Rose Hill. Stamped and colored crosswalks are being installed from Washington to Monroe Avenue.  The projects are partially funded by the CMAQ and TAP federal programs. You can visit the Kirkwood Rd Signal Project page for more information.

Geyer Road Resurfacing -Phase 2 (Design)

This project includes removing 2" of the asphalt surface, 2" asphalt overlay, spot curb repair,  ADA curb ramp reconstruction, crosswalk and traffic signal replacement, and pavement markings for bicycle facilities. The at-grade railroad crossing will be reconstructed to provide an ADA compliant crossing and improve the vertical profile of the roadway for vehicles.  The project limits are West Adams Avenue south to Big Bend.  This project is partially funded by the STP federal program.   

Manchester Road Enhancements - Phase 1 (Design/ROW Acquisition)

MoDOT is currently designing a project which includes resurfacing the roadway and ADA compliant sidewalks from Lindbergh Blvd in Kirkwood to Big Bend Blvd in Maplewood.  The City of Kirkwood is partnering with MoDOT to provide enhancements to the project including a 5’ wide green buffer between the sidewalk and roadway, pedestrian lighting and bus shelters within the City limits and a bike lane and other safety improvements at the Woodlawn Avenue intersection.  More information about the project schedule can be found on MoDOT's project page.

Manchester Road Enhancements - Phase 2 (Design)

MoDOT is currently designing a project which includes resurfacing the roadway and ADA compliant sidewalks from Lindbergh Blvd in Kirkwood to Highway 270 in Des Peres.  The City of Kirkwood is partnering with MoDOT to provide enhancements to the project including a 5’ wide green buffer between the sidewalk and roadway, pedestrian lighting and bus shelters within the City limits.  More information about the project schedule can be found on MoDOT's project page.

West Essex Avenue Improvements (Conceptual Design)

West Essex Avenue is designated as "Neighborhood Greenway" by the Kirkwood Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan. This project is exploring conceptual designs for W. Essex from Kirkwood Road to Geyer Road.  The project is seeking to include a new pavement cross section, new 5' wide ADA compliant sidewalks, mid-block crossings and bicycle facilities consistent with a "Neighborhood Greenway."   The City held a public meeting in November 2018 to gather input from residents on design alternatives and submitted an application in February 2019 for federal funding.  The project has been recommended for award of federal funding by East-West Gateway Council of Governments.  They will be holding an open house concerning all projects recommended for award.  Please check their website for dates and venues.