Summary: This project will begin at the intersection of 2nd Street and Commercial Street in downtown Atchison and end at the intersection of 2nd Street and Division, on the doorstep of Benedictine College. The project will repair or reconstruct sidewalks, curb/wheelchair ramps, and intersection crossings, in addition to the installation of new pedestrian oriented decorative lighting. The City is also committed to designing the project in a way that features and accentuates the historic brick sidewalks of the Amelia Earhart Historic District.
Cost: About $700,000
Funding: This project is primarily funded by a $525,000 federal Transportation Alternatives grant. That grant application was authorized by the City Commission on June 19, 2017. Any expenses over and above $525,000 will be the responsibility of the City of Atchison.
Location: 2nd Street (Commercial to Division)
Contractor: To be determined
Status: Engineering design
Construction Start Date: 2019
Completion Date: 2019