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Week of July 20, 2015 | KC Downtown Streetcar Construction Update

  • Install 19th Street intersection traffic signal.
  • ADA ramps, curbs and sidewalk reconstruction at various intersections. Southeast corner of 19th & Main to be completed this week.
  • 19th & Main, northeast corner: streetcar stop construction
  • 16th & Main, east side: streetcar stop construction. Pour back wall, complete curb and sidewalk reconstruction. 
  • Track turnout construction on Main Street viaduct.  Pouring the track slab this week. 
  • 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. 
  • Delaware Bridge to 12th: Northbound track work.
  • 12th & Main: Installing conduit boxes on intersection corners.
  • Westbound 10th closed between Main-Baltimore.  Bus loading zone relocated on 10th between Baltimore-Main. 
  • 7th & Main: Installing overhead power poles.
  • 13th & Main and east side of Main between 12th-13th: Installing overhead power poles
  • KCATA Transit Center turn around closed during track work. Visit  the KCATA's website for the latest changes to bus pick-up and drop-off locations. 
  • Finish regulating the overhead wires throughout the River Market. This work is done at night for maximum safety and efficiency.
  • 3rd & Grand: Roadway work, including demolition and re-paving of the intersection, and paving next to the track slab on Grand. 
  • Please note that the KCATA Bus and Mega Coach Bus drop-off/pick-up location on Grand has moved to 3rd & Oak.  
  • 3rd: sidewalk and curb reconstruction.
  • 3rd & Delaware, northeast corner: ADA ramps, curb and sidewalk reconstruction. Demo starts July 23.
  • 4th & Delaware: streetcar stop construction. No parking on east side of street (in spaces directly across from work zone) until work is complete. We will open parking on the weekends when we can do so safely. This will be assessed each week.
  • 5th and Walnut: streetcar stop construction. Work includes curb and sidewalk reconstruction on the southwest corner of 5th & Walnut. Anticipated completion July 29.
    • No parking on 5th,  Walnut - Main on weekdays
    • Two-way traffic on 5th will be maintained
    • Parking on 5th will return on the weekends


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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