COLUMBIA — An open house to discuss a $2 million plan to add 4-foot shoulders and a bicycle lane to seven miles of Route K will be held July 7 by the Missouri Department of Transportation.
Resources available at the meeting will include diagrams, aerial photos and general information, said Trent Brooks, a transportation project manager for MoDOT.
What: Informal open house to discuss Route K shoulder and bike lane plans
When: 4 to 6:30 p.m. on July 7
Where: Rock Bridge High School cafeteria
Who can attend: The public
A recently completed trail that runs parallel to South Providence Road will be connected to the Katy Trail in McBaine by the new bicycle lane, Brooks said.
Construction is slated to begin during the 2012 construction season. The road will remain open during the entire process.
The open house will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on July 7 in the Rock Bridge High School cafeteria, 4303 S. Providence Road.
- Seven miles of 4-foot shoulders on both sides of Route K and a bike lane will be added from the intersection at Missouri 163 to the Katy Trail in McBaine.
- Mailboxes will be relocated and driveway entrances modified along the route.
- Construction will take place simultaneously with a separate project to resurface Route K driving lanes.
MoDOT's press release from is available here.