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:

Projects currently in design stage for Mission & Tomahawk and at Justice Center.

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: plans for a Spring 2020 Bid Letting

Currently in Design Phase.

Plans also are to include a drainage study and a pedestrian cross walk study to the Design Engineering contract.

MISSION ROAD STREET LIGHT IMPROVEMENTS, 95th (Ranch Mart) to 92nd

Engineer: Staff

Contractor: J. Warren Company, Inc.

Final payment to the contractor for the work is presented Feb 3, 2020.

MISSION ROAD IMPROVEMENTS, 119th to 127th - Updated 02/03/2020

Engineer: Staff

Contractor: JM Fahey Construction

Mission Road will remain OPEN to traffic in both directions with cones and barricades along the curb line for the winter.

The remaining construction from 127th Street to 123rd Street (curbs, sidewalks, and new street lights) will be constructed in the spring of 2020, also at which time the entire roadway (119th Street to 127th Street) will be milled and overlayed. Work on the traffic signal and street lights will continue through the winter as weather allows.  The intersection of 123rd and Mission will remain a WB stop condition for 123rd and traffic on Mission will not stop until the new traffic signal pole is installed.

Utility Companies continue to work on the undergrounding of their facilities between 119th Street and 123rd Street and should be complete by March 2020.

Restoration of right-of-way will be on going and fully completed in Spring of 2020.

The next update to the schedule will be March 1st.

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.

ROE AVENUE RETAINING WALL REPAIR=NE corner of 127 & ROE

Engineer: Staff

Contractor: Dondlinger and Sons Construction Company

Construction contract awarded in January 2020. Works consists of removal and replacement of a section of retaining wall, handrail installation and inspection of underdrains, restoration and other construction.

2018 Corrigated Metal Pipe Replacement Project

Engineer: Staff

Contractor: Kissick Construction Co, Inc.

Final payment to the contractor for work is presented Feb 3, 2020.

Areas of work involved Catalina in the Cherry Creek Subdivision, Condololea, Overbrook and Pembroke Circle in the Leawood South Subdivision.

2019 Residential Reconstruction Project, (Phase 2)

Engineer: Staff

Contractor: G-B Construction LLC

Final payment to the contractor for work is presented Feb 3, 2020.

Areas of work were located on Wenonga Road, 92nd Street and Manor Road in the Leawood Subdivision

2019 Residential Street Reconstruction Project (Phase 1)

Engineer: Continental Consulting Engineers

Contractor: Freeman Concrete Construction, LLC

Streets in this project are North of 95th Street and east of Mission Road.

Mohawk Road, West 91st Street, Pawnee Lane, Cherokee Lane, Wenonga Road, Manor Road, and West 92nd Street

Last Pay request planned for March 2020.