Friday, August 16, 2019
Presenting Expensive Kansas City Broadway Buck O'Neil Bridge Renovation Options
A local transit wonk shares a peek at how a crumbling local bridge might get a fix . . .
Line Creek Blogger: "There are now somewhat detailed drawings showing where the new US 169 Buck O'Neil Bridge might go unlike the bubble renderings completed during the larger I-70/US 169 study."
The punchline here is that the last administration at City Hall knew the structure was falling apart and KCMO was going to get stuck with a big part of the bill BUT they encouraged the MSM to keep it quiet until AFTER voters passed hundreds of millions worth of unrelated neighborhood improvements . . . That are now mostly spent without much sign of neighborhood benefit.
And so, yet another desperate KC infrastructure need will hobble along whilst waiting on cash from the feds for a real upgrade .
Developing . . .