Several capital improvement projects in the works in Joplin
From roundabouts to intersection rehabilitation to paving trails, Joplin has big plans to improve the flow of traffic.
Next week, we’ll get an update on several Capital Projects taking place in Joplin. KRPS’s Fred Fletcher-Fierro has more.
Currently there are at least six Capital road projects in some stage of completion. The most costly is a 9 million dollar project currently in the design phase will add a roundabout at Range and Missouri State Highway 249. No date of completion has been provided.
While the intersection of 15th Street and Range line is scheduled for a redesign. It’s estimated to cost 2.2 million dollars and is currently in the acquisition stage.
Joplin is also in the design phase of a new 6.9 million dollar Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Facility at the city’s airport. The city is also planning to pave the trails and parking lot at Tin Cup and Grand Falls Trails at an estimated cost of 2.6 million.
One project that is nearing completion are the automated flood gates on Murphy Blvd near the Dover Hill Elementary costing about $186,000. The informal portion of the Joplin city council gets underway Monday night at 5:15. For 89 9 KRPS News, I’m Fred Fletcher-Fierro