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Fourth Street Project Awarded DOT Transportation Enhancement Funds
Posted Date:
2/25/2013
The City of Maryville is pleased to announce that the Transportation Enhancement (TE) Committee of the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has awarded $240,000 toward pedestrian improvements along the Fourth Street corridor. The awarded Transportation Enhancement funds will specifically target the construction of an eight (8) foot wide shared concrete bicycle/pedestrian path along the north side and a new five (5) foot sidewalk along the south side of West 4th Street between Main Stree
Fourth Street Improvement Project Awarded TE Funds

Maryville, MO – The City of Maryville is pleased to announce that the Transportation Enhancement (TE) Committee of the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has awarded $240,000 toward pedestrian improvements along the Fourth Street corridor. Transportation Enhancement (TE) funds are federal funds available to local public agencies for transportation related projects including, but not limited to, the construction of sidewalks, trails and bike lanes, landscaping and to make ADA improvements to existing sidewalks. Local public agencies are reimbursed for eligible project costs at a rate of 80 percent with a local agency providing 20 percent match.

The awarded Transportation Enhancement funds will specifically target the construction of an eight (8) foot wide shared concrete bicycle/pedestrian path along the north side and a new five (5) foot sidewalk along the south side of Fourth Street between Main Street and Dunn Street. All pedestrian enhancements will be constructed with ADA compliance and ramps at intersections.

The City of Maryville and Northwest Missouri State University have partnered with SK Design Group, Inc. of Overland Park, KS to engineer/design various improvements to the corridor. The larger project scope may include the following; new curb and gutter sections to replace numerous deteriorated portions, detectable warning strips at crosswalks, decorative historic black streetlight poles with acorn fixtures, sections of stamped colored concrete, new modular block retaining walls and handrails, proper utility adjustments, landscaping, extension of the State of Missouri Arboretum located on the university campus, asphalt mill and overlay of Fourth Street, a “T” intersection at Dunn Street to improve vehicular and pedestrian safety, place-making overhead signal and truss at the intersection of Fourth and Main, benches, trash receptacles, and public art. Final design on the project is expected to be complete by May.

 

 
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