On August 7, 2007 voters approved a one-half of one cent sales tax for streets, bridges and safety improvements. The 11-year program began January 1, 2009 and will end December 31, 2019. A total of $101,200,000 will be spent on the following projects:
550 miles of streets will be repaved.
2017 Asphalt Overlay ProgramClick to view a list of streets to be milled and paved this year:
2017 Street Overlay Program List
Two deteriorated bridges/culverts have been replaced or repaired. Cost: $2,600,000
Bly Road bridge south of Bundschu Claremont culvert south of Truman
39th St, Noland to Crysler Jackson Drive
(Partial Project Funding) (Partial Project Funding)
32nd Street, 291 Highway to Van Hook Park
35th St, Noland Road to Crysler Avenue
Little Blue Parkway Alley Rehabilitation
(partial project funding) (approximately 70 locations)
Various intersections with concrete surfacing.
23rd Street and Sterling Avenue Truman Road & Noland Road
Blue Mills Rd turn lane at 24 Hwy Salisbury Road - 291 Hwy to 1 mile east
School zone signalizations
35th Street and Phelps Road intersection signal
Noland Road and Fair intersection signal
Kingshighway at Hanthorn School
Truman Road at Spring Branch School
Cedar at Fairmount School
Speck Road at middle schools
Nickell and McCoy at the Truman Library Campus
25th Terrace at North Rock Creek School
Crackerneck at William Yates School
E. 36th Terrace at Nativity School
Salisbury, Jennings to Athletic Sports Complex
Norledge and Arlington to Fairmount Park
35th Street and Sterling to Firehouse Park
Hedges and 24th Street to Rotary Park
Crackerneck to Glendale Park
Maintenance operations funding will be supplemented to add a maintenance crew for snow removal and other street repairs during the final seven years of the program.
The volunteer members of the Street Improvement Oversight Committee monitor the expenditures of the Streets Sales Tax. The committee makes formal reports to the City Council at least twice a year. Currently there is one vacancy on the committee.