Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Jackson County Rock Island Corridor Rolls On
Behind the scenes, politicos have debated the merits of this projects but in the end the cyclist portion of the plan pushed forward to an easy victory whilst the passenger rail proposition remains vaporware for the moment . . .
Examiner: Rock Island trail connection contract OK’d
"Jackson County legislators on Monday approved a $3.44 million contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavation of Pleasant Hill to build a 6.4-mile section of the new trail on old Rock Island tracks from Jefferson Street in Lee’s Summit north to Brickyard Road west of Unity Village. It’ll be a lot like the Little Blue Trace Trail – 10 feet wide, mostly small gravel but concrete in places, with mile markers and occasional trailheads with parking and restrooms. Construction could start within weeks."
Developing . . .