ON PRELIMINARY PLANS FOR THE ROUTE 45 WIDENING PROJECT
IN PARKVILLE, PLATTE County
Notice is hereby given to all interested persons that a preliminary design public hearing will be held in the Union Chapel Elementary School Gymnasium, 7100 NW Hampton Road, Kansas City, MO 64152 on Tuesday, April 22 between the hours of 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Daylight Savings Time. Access for the physically disabled is available. All interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard concerning their views on the preliminary design to widen Route 45 from two to four lanes between Route K and Interstate 435 in Platte County with reference to the economic and social effects of such design, its impact on the environment and its consistency with the goals and objectives of the community. An open-house format will be used, and persons may discuss the project and offer comments at any time between the prescribed hours. The presently contemplated improvements are as follows:
Widen Route 45 to four lanes between Route K and I-435, completing safety enhancements at various intersections, and flattening hills to improve sight distance. The shared-use path will be extended to the west of the project.
Maps, preliminary plans, plats, environmental information, and other detailed information prepared by the Missouri Department of Transportation, or interested agency, will be available for public inspection and copying at the office of the District Engineer of the Missouri Department of Transportation, 600 N.E. Colbern Road, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, 64086. Written statements and exhibits as well as oral statements will be received at the hearing. Written statements and exhibits will be made a part of the public hearing transcript if received within ten working days after the date of the hearing.
Tentative schedules for right of way acquisition and construction will be discussed at the hearing.
If you are disabled and require special services at the public hearing, please notify Kerri Lewis by Apr. 1, 2014 at 816-607-2151 or TDD (telecommunication devices for the deaf) 1-800-735-2966 so that arrangements for those services can be made.
MISSOURI HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
BY Dan Niec, District Engineer