9/3/2020: Strawtown Ave. and Prairie Baptist Rd. are now open to traffic. Some incidental work may still be ongoing. We ask that you use caution while driving through this site. We appreciate your continued patience during construction. Safe travels!
The curve correction will take place just west of Prairie Baptist Rd. on Strawtown Ave.
The road will be reconstructed to remove the vertical curves west of Prairie Baptist Road. Travel lanes will be widened to 12' with 6' shoulders with improved superelevation in the horizontal curves. Additional safety measures will be incorporated into the project.
Reason for Project
To improve the safety of this segment of roadway due to a higher than average number of runoff the road crashes.
Design Firm: Beam, Longest and Neff
Contractor: 3D Construction
Construction Start Date: June 2020
Construction Completion: September 2020
Construction Cost: $650,000
The design costs and Right-of-Way will be funded locally. Construction and Construction Inspection will be 80% Federal and 20% Local Funds.