There's a temptation to call so much local busy work progress . . . In fact, so many blocked streets around town are nothing more than the result of bad planning and rampant real estate speculation.
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The 50-plus road projects are all at different stages, with different completion dates. The Public Works Department has an online site that helps navigate detours and street closures.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In recent weeks, road construction and projects have taken over Kansas City. There are currently over 50 active construction projects going on around the city in various stages, according to a KCMO Public Works spokesperson. That doesn't include private utility work done by gas, water and communications utilities like the project taking over Main Street in Midtown.