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At the time of distribution, this update provides the latest information on current and upcoming construction related activity for the KC Downtown Streetcar Project. For additional info please visit kcstreetcar.org. 

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Week of September 7, 2015 | KC Downtown Streetcar Progress Update

Crews Tidying Up for the Holiday Weekend
KC Streetcar construction crews will not be working Monday in observance of Labor Day. Crews spent part of Friday morning picking up traffic cones and buttoning up Main St. for the holiday weekend. 
CROSSROADS
  • 20th: Reconstructing curb, sidewalk, and ADA ramps
  • 19th: Reconstructing curb, sidewalk, and ADA ramps
  • 17th: Reconstructing curb, sidewalk, and ADA ramps
  • Truman Rd South: Reconstructing curb, sidewalk, and ADA ramps
CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT
  • 12th - 7th: Mast arm installation 
  • 14th Street southbound platform ('Power & Light' stop) construction continues
  • 12th-13th: lane drops for road panel work
  • 11th & Petticoat: Traffic signal work. Starting Wednesday, Petticoat open to local access only from Walnut. Closed at Main Street
RIVER MARKET
  • 3rd & Grand: Reconstructing curb, sidewalk, and ADA ramps
  • 3rd & Grand: Brick restoration. Northbound and southbound traffic maintained

 

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 info@kcstreetcar.org.
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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