Springfield Seeking Citizen Input on Transportation Projects

The city of Springfield is beginning their outreach efforts for a future transportation sales tax renewal by asking citizens to sound off on a variety of projects.

The tax will be up for renewal by voters by November 2020 and the city says the tax has “a significant impact on the condition and efficiency of Springfield’s transportation system.”

The survey can be found online at this link.

The survey includes a wide variety of transportation related projects for which citizens are asked to pick five they would like to see included in the next renewal.

The projects on the list are:

  • Kansas Expy. and Sunset St. Intersection – Signal and turn lane improvements and ADA upgrades
  • Kansas Expy. and Walnut Lawn St. Intersection – Signal and turn lane improvements and ADA upgrades
  • Central Street Phase 2 – Campbell Ave. to Clay Ave. – Corridor improvement to a Complete Street with sidewalk, shared use path and intersection improvements
  • Campbell Ave. and Walnut Lawn St. Intersection – Signal and turn lane improvements and ADA upgrades
  • National Ave. – Walnut Lawn St. to Battlefield Rd. – Addition of third southbound lane
  • National Ave. and Division St. Intersection – Signal and intersection alignment and turning radius improvements and ADA upgrades
  • Division Street – Glenstone Ave. to U.S. 65 – Street improvements, including curb and gutter, sidewalk, shared use path and stormwater infrastructure
  • Walnut Street – Grant Ave. to Market Ave. – Streetscape, lighting, stormwater infrastructure and ADA upgrades
  • Commercial Street Jefferson Ave. to Benton Ave. – Streetscape, lighting, stormwater infrastructure and ADA upgrades
  • College Street – 7th Ave. to 9th Ave. – Streetscape, lighting, stormwater infrastructure and ADA upgrades
  • Hilton Avenue – Chestnut to Mt. Vernon – Street widening with curb and gutter, sidewalk and stormwater infrastructure
  • Boonville Ave. – Chestnut Expy. to Nichols St. – Streetscape, lighting, stormwater infrastructure and ADA upgrades
  • Luster Ave. – Republic Rd. to Galloway St. – Street widening with curb and gutter, sidewalk and stormwater infrastructure
  • Campbell Ave. and Broadmoor St. Intersection – Signal improvements and ADA upgrades
  • Fremont Ave. – Primrose St. to Redrex St. – Street widening with curb and gutter, sidewalk, shared use path, stormwater infrastructure and bridge improvements
  • Cherry St. – Weller Ave. to Glenstone Ave. – Street widening with curb and gutter, sidewalk and stormwater infrastructure
  • Oak Grove Ave. – Catalpa St. to Sunshine St. – Street widening with curb and gutter, sidewalk and stormwater infrastructure
  • Grand St. – Scenic Ave. to Park Ave. – Street widening with curb and gutter, sidewalk and stormwater infrastructure
  • Bennett St. – National Ave. to Weller Ave. – Street widening with curb and gutter, sidewalk and stormwater infrastructure
  • West Bypass and Mt. Vernon St. Intersection – Signal and turn lane improvements and ADA upgrades
  • Brookside St.- National Ave. to Linwood Ave. – Pavement and landscaping improvements to create a boulevard at the Art Museum
  • Eldon Ave. north of Division St. – Elevate road and add stormwater infrastructure to reduce chronic flooding of street
  • Livingston St. east of Kansas Expy. – Culvert replacement to reduce street flooding
  • Monroe Terrace – Oak Grove St. to Rockaway St. – Elevate road and add stromwater infrastructure to reduce chronic flooding of street and improve access
  • Allen Place Extension – Extend Allen Place east of Lone Pine Ave. to improve access
  • Blaine St. – Barnes Ave. to Old Orchard Ave. – Stormwater infrastructure to reduce chronic flooding of street and sidewalk improvements
  • Campbell Ave. Bridge over Jordan Creek – Bridge replacement
  • National Ave. – Seminole St. to Sunset St. – Stormwater infrastructure to reduce chronic flooding of street
  • Trail improvements – additional construction including trail connections – various locations

Survey takers will also be asked if they would support additional funding for transportation projects and then which areas of transportation efforts they would like to see improved if there was an increase.