Monticello Road (Phase 1 & 2) 
Name Monticello Road (Phase 1 & 2) 
Date Updated 09-07-2021
Contact Cody Wilbers, P.E.
Project Status Construction
Description Reconstruction and widening of Monticello Road, from 71st Terrace to Shawnee Mission Parkway.  This will include new pavement, curb, sidewalk on one side, recreational trail on the other, street lights, on-street bicycle lanes, pavement markings, storm sewer facilities, signing and other miscellaneous items of work.

This is a project that was put on hold in 2009 because of the economic downturn.  City staff has negotiated a contract with the engineering consultant (HNTB) to provide updates to the plans and specifications.  The engineering contract was approved at the October 28, 2019 City Council meeting.  City staff is also working with utility companies to relocate their facilities.  The agreement with Southern Star was approved at the  November 12, 2019 City Council meeting.

The final plans were approved at the June 22, 2020 City Council meeting.   A bid letting was held on January 27, 2021.  Miles Excavating was low bidder. Construction began on March 1, 2021 and be completed by December 2021.  
Status Details August 31st Update 
•  71st Terrace and 71st Street - Asphalt, curb and gutter have been placed to grade.  Grading work and placing sidewalk and driveways will occur over the next couple weeks.  If you are a homeowner, expect contact from the contractor coordinating construction of driveways.  This section of roadway is currently closed to through-traffic, including traffic attempting to access Horizon Elementary School.   This segment of roadway is now scheduled for opening on September 17, 2021.

• Monticello Road between 71st Street and Midland Road - Miles will complete removals and excavation of the KPC Pipeline crossing in the coming days.  Their subcontractor will continue to place asphalt base course at this location this week and potentially next, while Miles places sidewalk and driveways.  If you are a homeowner, expect contact from the contractor coordinating construction of driveways.  This segment of roadway is scheduled for opening on October 16, 2021. 

• Midland Drive - Minor work will continue at the Monticello Road and Midland Drive Intersection.  Midland Road is open to through-traffic and also open to traffic turning northbound onto Monticello Road.

• Design is nearly complete on Phase 2.  Temporary Construction Easement staking occurred the week of August 23rd, so property owners without an established easement should be hearing from Right-of-Way Consultants soon.  They will be setting up meetings to discuss construction needs with individuals.  Construction is anticipated for the upcoming winter, spring and summer.
Contact Phone 913-742-6234
Contact Email
This Is a City Project
Number 3489
This Is a Capital Improvement Project
Project Category Street Improvements
Design Firm HNTB
Construction Contract Miles Excavating
Inspection Firm HNTB
Start Date 03-01-2021
Estimated End Date 12-01-2021
Budget Information
As of Sep 7 2021
Current Budget $16,797,000.00
Current Commitments $8,900,276.04
Paid-to-Date $5,456,779.00
Percentage Paid 61%
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