FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2008
Construction begins on new police station
Phase I of construction began this week on the City of Kansas City, Mo., Police Department’s Metro Patrol Station. Construction is expected to last through fall 2009.
The new building is located at East 77th Street and Prospect Avenue and will replace existing operations at 1880 E. 63rd St. The 27,500-square-foot facility was designed in conjunction with the Police Department and will provide space for administrative functions, line functions, detention and control and public outreach.
The project was designed to be an environmentally sustainable project that will achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design silver rating. The Capital Improvements Management Office, a division of the City Manager’s Office, is managing the project.
Media inquiries about this issue should be directed to Deanna Richards, communications specialist in the Capital Improvements Management Office, (816) 513-2757.