5/23/19: Phase 1: Construction is ongoing. The Lowes Way roundabout at the Lowes entrance is complete. All work along 146th St. is also complete. The ramp onto southbound Keystone Pkwy. is scheduled to be open by the end of the day on June 28, 2019. Phase 2: The construction contract was awarded to Beaty Construction. Construction is scheduled to begin in July of 2019.
Phase 1: 146th St. to southbound Keystone Parkway. Phase 2: Rangeline Rd. to Keystone Parkway. Opens a New Window.
Phase 1: The project consists of the construction of a new southbound lane on Lowe’s Way allowing traffic from 146th Street to access southbound Keystone Parkway. The project will include two new bridges and a new round-a-bout at the Lowe’s entrance on Lowe’s Way.
Phase 2: Construction a new connection for motorists wanting to drive east or west between Rangeline Rd, Keystone Parkway and Lowes Way
Reason for Project
A new ramp is needed to facilitate travel from 146th St. to southbound Keystone Ramp. Currently, there is no efficient way for motorists to access Keystone Pkwy. from 146th St.
Construction Details (Phase 1)
Design Firm: CHA
Inspection Firm: Lochmueller Group
Construction Start Date: April 2018
Construction Completion (est.): June 28, 2019
Construction Cost: $10 million
Construction Details (Phase 2)
Design Firm: CHA
Contractor: Beaty Construction
Construction Start Date (est.): July 2019
Construction Completion (est.): July 2020
Construction Cost: $6.4 million
Design and construction costs will be funded using TIF district revenues and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Program funds.