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Infrastructure Project Updates

Street Preservation Projects – 2021

Construction on Mission’s 2021 street preservation projects is scheduled to begin late July, depending on delivery of the stormwater inlet boxes and weather. Streets to be rehabilitated include:

  • Dearborn Drive: W. 63rd Terrace to Lamar Avenue
  • W. 63rd Terrace: Beverly Drive to Woodson Drive
  • 53rd Place: Horton Street to Dearborn Street
  • 60th Street: Shawnee Mission Parkway to Roe Avenue

The projects on each of the streets listed above will include spot curb, gutter and sidewalk repairs, asphalt patching, and an Ultra-Thin Bonded Asphalt Surface (UBAS) pavement treatment (Dearborn Dr. and W. 63rd Terr.) or a mill and 2-inch asphalt surface overlay (53rd Place and 60th Street).

Superior Bowen has been selected as the contractor for this project and construction is estimated to begin during the week of July 19, weather permitting. Superior Bowen will complete each phase of work on all four streets prior to moving to the next phase. The phases are:

  • Stormwater work beginning on 60th Street
  • Spot curb, gutter and sidewalk repairs
  • Asphalt patching
  • Pavement removal and replacement

For residents in the project areas, there will be times during construction when parking will not be allowed on one or both sides of your street so that the contractor can remove and replace curb and gutter, patch asphalt or lay asphalt. Prior to this work, Superior Bowen will provide you with 48 hours notice using door hangers and the City will place tempora1y “no parking” signs on the side of the street where work will be completed. Additionally, you will be notified by door hangers when curb removal and replacement is to be performed in front of your driveway and you will be required to park on the street for approximately 4 days while this work is completed. During this time, if you require special accommodations for access to your driveway, please contact Scott Laforge, Lan-Tel, at 816.399.9739.

If you have any questions or concerns during construction, please feel free to contact John Belger, Superior Bowen’s Project Manager, 816.301.4834 or Mission’s Project Manager, Brent Morton at or Celia Duran, Public Works Direction at at 913.676.8375.

Each year, Mission’s Street Preservation Program improves the road infrastructure in the City. To learn more about the process, visit the Street Program page.

WaterOne Water Main Replacement

WaterOne is consistently evaluating their infrastructure and updating water mains throughout their service area. Click here to read more detail about their water main replacement project in Mission in 2021 and 2022. The first phase of the project will replace the main from Rushton Elementary School west on 52nd Street to Lamar Avenue, and then north to 51st Street. The second phase of the project travels on 51st Street west to Foxridge Drive. If you have questions about this project, please contact the WaterOne Project Manager at 913.895.1827.

** Project Update ** Beginning Thursday, July 22, Lamar Ave. will be closed to all traffic between 51st and 52nd Streets for water transmission main installation by WaterOne, weather permitting. This hard closure is scheduled for 3 weeks ending August 12. During the last week of this closure (estimated August 5-12), the intersection of 51st and Lamar will also be shut down for water transmission main construction. Message boards have been installed notifying drivers of the upcoming closure and detour routes have been posted. Please drive safely near this construction area.

Private Development Updates

For updates on large private development projects underway or in the planning phase in Mission, visit the Current Projects page.



Public Works

4775 Lamar Avenue
Mission, KS, 66202

Phone: 913.676.8375
Fax: 913.262.6916

Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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