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Informational Open House

Monday, March 4, 2024

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South Veterans Parkway will connect I-29 to the previously completed Veterans Parkway. Construction on the first of four segments begins in 2023.

Overview

Veterans Parkway will be the same as the section constructed north of Arrowhead Parkway. In general, the new roadway will consist of:

  • Three lanes per direction
  • A 32-foot raised median separating the travel lanes
  • Shared use path along the south side of the Parkway
  • Grass boulevard separating the path from the roadway

The speed limit along Veterans Parkway will be posted at 55 mph.

Rendering of construction plans

Construction

Segment 1: Western Avenue to Cliff Avenue

Components:

  • A pedestrian underpass will be installed west of Minnesota Avenue.
  • Traffic signals compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) will be installed at the intersections of Veterans Parkway and:
    • Western Avenue
    • Minnesota Avenue
    • Cliff Avenue

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Construction Timeline

  • Construction Begins spring 2023
  • Dirt Work, Utilities and road work on Cliff Avenue during spring 2023
  • Road Work from winter 2023 through the fall 2024
Segment 1 Map Click to enlarge.

Design (Future Construction)

Segment 2: I-29 to Western Avenue

Design: Anticipated design complete in summer 2023.

Construction Timeline: Construction anticipated spring 2024 - fall 2025.

Components:

  • Pedestrian underpasses will be installed between:
    • Tallgrass Avenue and Louise Avenue
    • Louise Avenue and Western Avenue near Harrisbug schools
  • ADA-compliant traffic signals will be installed at the intersections of Veterans Parkway and:
    • Albers Avenue
    • Tallgrass Avenue
    • Louise Avenue
Segment 2 Map Click to enlarge.

Segment 3: Cliff Avenue to Sycamore Avenue

Design: Anticipated design complete in summer 2024.

Construction Timeline: Construction anticipated spring 2025 - fall 2026.

Components:

  • Pedestrian underpasses will be installed between:
    • Cliff Avenue and Southeastern Avenue
    • Southeastern Avenue and Sycamore Avenue
  • ADA-compliant traffic signals will be installed at the intersections of Veterans Parkway and:
    • Southeastern Avenue
    • Sycamore Avenue
  • An overpass will be installed at the BNSF railroad.
Segment 3 Map Click to enlarge.

Segment 4: Sycamore Avenue to 57th Street

Design: Anticipated design complete in summer 2025.

Construction Timeline: Construction anticipated spring 2026 - fall 2027.

Components:

  • Pedestrian underpasses will be installed between:
    • Sycamore Avenue and 69th Street
    • 69th Street and 57th Street
  • ADA-compliant traffic signals will be installed at the intersections of Veterans Parkway and:
    • 69th Street
    • 57th Street
Segment 4 Map Click image to enlarge