Engineering

The Leawood Public Works Department is dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of the community through environmentally and economically sound infrastructure preservation and growth while providing outstanding service to our customers. The Engineering Division of Public Works designs and inspects public improvements constructed in Leawood, including streets, bridges, stormsewer, streetlights, and traffic signals. The Division is also responsible for all work in the right-of-way.

The city has adopted design criteria and codes to ensure new construction are cost effective, meet current safety requirements and are an asset to the community.

The criteria and codes include general notes and checklists and policies for roadways, stormwater, private site improvements and erosion and sediment control.


Construction Projects

143RD IMPROVEMENTS, WINDSOR TO OVERBROOK

Engineer: Burns & McDonnell

Contractor: Miles Excavating

Improvements are taking 143rd from a two-lane roadway with a ditch to a four-lane undivided concrete road with curb and gutter, sidewalks, streetlights, bike/hike trail, stormsewers and traffic signal.

ART PROJECTS

Engineer: Continental Consulting Engineers

Contractor: MegaKC

On August 17, 2020, MegaKC was awarded a Construction Project for the installation of footings for two Art pieces “Inspiration” and “Women of the World” .

The location for “Inspiration” will be at the southeast corner of Tomahawk Creek Parkway and College Boulevard.
Women of the World” will be placed in the grassy circle at the front entrance to the Leawood  Justice Center on Town Center Drive.

LEE BOULEVARD IMPROVEMENTS, 103rd to 95th (PHASE 1)

Engineer: BHC Rhodes

Contractor: Kissick Construction

Substantially complete. Field restoration due in Spring 2020.

Work also included contract for Water One main replacement.

LEE BOULEVARD IMPROVEMENTS, 95th to 83rd (PHASE 2)

Engineer:  BHC Rhodes

Contractor: TBD

This project includes repaving the road, replacing guardrail, replacing lights with LED fixtures, minor stormwater improvements, two pedestrian crossings, and restriping for bike lanes.

Currently we are in the design phase.  Construction is anticipated to start in February/March 2021.

MISSION ROAD IMPROVEMENTS, 133rd to 143rd

Engineer: Burns & McDonnell

Contractor:

The City recently entered into a Contract with Burns & McDonnell for the Design of this project.