Monroe Road streetscape

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The Monroe Road Streetscape project will make improvements between Briar Creek and Sharon Amity Road to create a more pedestrian-oriented and mixed use development corridor as recommended by the Independence Boulevard Area Plan. Proposed improvements may include the following:
  • Widen sidewalks and provide mid-block crossings to improve pedestrian safety​​​

  • Incorporate bike lines to provide alternative travel options

  • On-street parking

  • Façade improvements to existing buildings

  • Improved neighborhood accessibility

  • ​​​​​To make the area more pedestrian-friendly

  • To improve green connections

  • To drive business investments

  • To create an additional point of pride for the neighborhood

A through review and analysis of existing conditions compared to current and future land uses and transportation needs will be conducted.  

​A Land Acquisition & Street Connections/Sidewalk & Bikeway Improvements Community workshop was held on June 23, 2016 and input from this meeting is being considered in this process.​​​​​​

Cost: $13.4 million

The City's FY2019-2023 Capital Investment Plan proposes that this project receives a total of $13.4 million from bonds. Voters approved $2.08 million in 2016 and $1 million in 2018 and will vote on further bond financing ($10.3​ million) in 2020​.

​​​Please note this is the funding amount and includes all costs associated with the project such as planning and design, acquiring the right of way, utility relocation, consultant fees, construction, signalization, permits and landscaping.