Public Works

Streets Sales Tax

2009-2019

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:

11-Year Overlay Program

550 miles of streets will be repaved.
(Cost: $72,000,000)

2017 Asphalt Overlay Program

Click to view a list of streets to be milled and paved this year:
2017 Street Overlay Program List

Bridges and Culverts

Two deteriorated bridges/culverts have been replaced or repaired.  Cost: $2,600,000
  Bly Road bridge     Claremont culvert south of Truman
  Bly Road bridge south of Bundschu     Claremont culvert south of Truman

 

Street Improvements - Cost: $14,700,000

                                                                                                               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)

 

Intersection Improvements - Cost: $2,600,000

Various intersections with concrete surfacing.

     

        23rd Street and Sterling Avenue                     Truman Road & Noland Road

 

Safety Enhancements - Cost: $4,300,000

     
        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

 

Sidewalks to Schools - Cost: $2,000,000

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

 

Sidewalks to Parks - Cost: $1,000,000

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

 

Snow Removal/Street Maintenance Staffing

(Cost: $2,000,000)
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.

 

Street Improvement Oversight Committee

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.

 

Street Improvement Oversight Committee Members:

Erin Boatright      Wes Epperson
Paul Newberry    Gloria Smith
Fran Wagner        Tim Watkins