Nieman Road will be narrowed to accommodate a three lane roadway. This will allow more green space behind the curb to install a wide recreational trail on one side and wider sidewwalk on the other. This project will also include streetscape items such as benches, landscaping, transit shelter, and other miscellaneous amentiies. This project is included in the "Nieman Now" corridor project.
Paul Lindstrom, P.E. (913)742-6234
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The Governing Body approved a design contract with BHC Rhodes on November 14th, 2016. This project is scheduled for construction in 2018. This project will be designed in conjunction with other storm sewer projects along the corridor so there will be public meetings throughout the design process. The cooridor right of way study is attached.
Currently the Consultant is coordinating all work with the storm drainage projects along Nieman Road.
A public/neighborhood meeting was held on July 20th to discuss streetscape concepts and the preliminary plans.
Preliminary plans were approved the Governing Body at the September 11, 2017 CIty Council meeting. The current preliminary plans and streetscape concepts are attached. The West Park, the Nieman Gateway signs, and the Scout Trail Park will be included as bid alternates and only installed if funds are available after bidding the project. Construction will begin summer 2018.
There was a public meeting on Feburary 7th, 2018, to present the final plans and streetscape items along Nieman Road. The final plans were approved at the March 19, 2018 Special City Council meeting. City staff has sent out easement documents to property owners. The project is antipated to bid late May, with construction starting June 2018. The agreement with KCPL to provide relocated underground power throughout the corridor is was approved at the April 23, 2018 City Council meeting. The schedule of KCPL's sub-contractor will dicatate the work that can be completed on Nieman Road this year.