FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2008
Construction resumes on 12th Street
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Capital Improvements Management Office, a division of the City Manager’s Office, announces that construction will resume this week on the north side of 12th Street from Oak to Locust streets. Construction is expected to last about a month.
During construction, the area will be reduced to two lanes, on-street parking will be eliminated in those areas and pedestrians will be detoured to the opposite side of the street to avoid the construction area.
Improvements include landscaping, curb and sidewalk replacement and the addition of streetlights and pedestrian lights.
Construction activity will be done as long as the weather permits. Drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians should use caution in areas adjacent to active construction sites.
Media inquiries about this issue should be directed to Deanna Richards, communications specialist in the Capital Improvements Management Office, (816) 513-2757.