Category: Projects

Holmes Road Public Improvements Are Underway
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Holmes Road Public Improvements Are Underway

A new design plan for Holmes Road is almost complete! With all three phases of 135th Street construction complete, we’re finally able to turn our attention toward improving Holmes Road. Public improvements will focus on the section of Holmes Road from Blue Ridge Boulevard to 137th Street in the Martin City Community Improvement District. Holmes Road Improvements include:...

Fishtech Urges Quick Start To Holmes Road Construction
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Fishtech Urges Quick Start To Holmes Road Construction

“Please put Holmes Road infrastructure improvements on the fast track!” Revitalization efforts are transforming Martin City, creating opportunity and strengthening the economic profile of Kansas City, Missouri. Look at a map and you can easily see how it’s all tied together by the intersection of two major thoroughfares: 135th Street and Holmes Road. While 135th...

All 3 Phases of 135th Street Construction Are Complete!
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All 3 Phases of 135th Street Construction Are Complete!

After 10+ years of designing, seeking funding, and relentless tenacity, we are thrilled to announce the completion of all three phases of the 135th Street Public Improvement Project! Early planning for this huge undertaking began back in 2006 when CID businesses expressed serious concerns about people bypassing Martin City on Highway 150 ending up in...

Phase 3: 135th Street Improvements Begins!
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Phase 3: 135th Street Improvements Begins!

After years of relentless determination, Martin City is finally reaping the rewards of major improvements along 135th Street. City leaders joined Martin City business owners and supporters on February 16th to officially break ground on the final phase of the 135th Street Public Improvement project. Roadway work for this phase includes new pavement and widening...

Phase 2 of 135th Street Improvement Project Is Finished!
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Phase 2 of 135th Street Improvement Project Is Finished!

Have you driven through Martin City lately? Not only do we have a brand-new street light, we’ve made incredible progress on the 135th Street public improvement project! The second phase of the 135th Street improvement project was just completed in October, and according to the Martin City CID’s Executive Director, the project is expected to...

September 2016 Construction Update!
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September 2016 Construction Update!

We can see the light at the end of the tunnel! Activity at the Corner of Wornall and 135th Street: The construction crew is completing a new retaining wall on the northwest corner of Wornall and 135th Street. New utility boxes will be installed behind the wall. Street Lights and Traffic Signals: The majority of...

August 2016 Construction Update
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August 2016 Construction Update

Work Along 135th Street- New traffic lights at Wornall Road have been installed and new sidewalks can be seen throughout the district. So how much is left to do? While many of you have heard the entire project will be completed in August, unfortunately, this statement is not correct. In August, we will see the...

July 2016 Construction Update
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July 2016 Construction Update

HIP, HIP, HURRAY- Wornall Road has been re-opened! Work Along 135th Street  Have you seen the construction of curbs along the south side of 135th Street? The construction work is starting to take real form above ground! The City’s contractor is working diligently along the north side of 135th Street to construct curbs as well. In...

June 2016 Construction Update
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June 2016 Construction Update

In June the City’s contractor will be working diligently to complete their work along the south side of 135th Street. If weather does not delay the work, the tentative schedule shows shifting traffic to the south side starting late June or early July. The shift will allow the contractor to start construction work along the...

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