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Week of August 4, 2015 | KC Downtown Streetcar Construction Update

  • Main St viaduct: Final repairs and preparation for surface pour later this month. 
  • 18th, east side of Main: Intersection corner reconstruction, including curbs, sidewalks, ADA ramps and crosswalks continues at 18th Street.  Watch for pedestrian detours. Will continue working north to Truman Road south.
  • 20th & Main: Installing traffic signal poles. 4-way stop starting Tuesday.
  • NON-STREETCAR WORK taking place on 20th between McGee and Southwest Blvd. Work being performed by Kansas City's Water Services Department.
  • NON-STREETCAR WORK taking place south of Pershing and Main. This is related to water work. 
  • Truman Road north - 12th: Installing overhead power poles
  • 11th - 10th, west side: Drilling foundations for overhead power poles
  • 11th - 7th: Installing overhead power poles
  • Westbound 10th closed between Main-Baltimore.  Bus loading zone relocated on 10th between Baltimore-Main. 
  • KCATA Transit Center at 10th & Main is OPEN!
  • 3rd & Grand: Grand southbound only from 5th - 4th. Roadway work, including demolition and re-paving of the intersection, and paving next to the track slab on Grand. Anticipated completion July 30.
  • Please note that the KCATA Bus and Mega Coach Bus drop-off/pick-up location on Grand has moved to 3rd & Oak.  
  • 3rd & Delaware, northeast corner: Finish ADA ramps, curb and sidewalk reconstruction. 
  • 4th & Delaware: Streetcar stop construction. No parking on east side of street (in spaces directly across from work zone). Anticipated completion end of August.


Streetcar platform construction is ongoing. Anticipated completion of all private (third-party) utility work is Summer 2015. KC Streetcar Constructors' track work continues in the Central Business District through July 2015.  Systems work, such as the overhead power system, will continue through Summer 2015. Streetcar vehicles estimated to arrive in fall 2015. Systems testing estimated to begin in mid fall 2015.
About the Downtown Kansas City Streetcar Starter Line
The two-mile, north-south Downtown KC Streetcar will travel along Main Street and connect the River Market to Crown Center and Union Station, serving the Central Business District, the Crossroads Art District, and the Power and Light District, as well as numerous businesses, restaurants, art galleries, educational facilities and residents. 

For more information visit us on the Web, Facebook and Twitter or contact the Project Hotline at 816-804-8882 or
About KC Streetcar Constructors 
KC Streetcar Constructors (KCSC) is the project team building the two-mile KC Downtown Streetcar starter line. KCSC is a joint venture of St. Joseph-based Herzog Transit Contracting Corp. and California rail builder Stacy and Witbeck, Inc.
About this Update
This weekly construction update provides weekly, at-a-glance information related to the streetcar construction that is taking place this week.  For more information, including upcoming work, check out the project website and follow the streetcar on Twitter @kcstreetcar and Facebook. All work activities and time frames are subject to change due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances. 
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