6200 Block of Nieman Road Culverts

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The drainage sub-watershed along the Turkey Creek Tributary north of Shawnee Mission Parkway and beneath Nieman Road has a history of flooding businesses and threatening infrastructure including retaining walls and utilities. The Northeast Johnson County Watershed Study completed by Johnson County in 2006 identified two businesses and Nieman Road flooding on this tributary.  The existing double box culvert is undersized and inadequate and is contributing to the flooding of two businesses and inundation of Nieman Road. The proposed project will include replacement of box culverts with a conspan, vertical walls east to Nieman South project (P.N. 3400), relocation of sanitary sewers and reconstruction of the undermined retaining wall adjacent to commercial enterprises.

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Capital Improvement

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Drainage Improvements

Project Contact:
Cynthia Moeller-Krass, P.E.
(913) 742-6236

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The design contract was awarded to George Butler Associates (GBA) at the October 10th City Council Meeting. GBA completed preliminary plans in January and these were presented to residents at the January 30th neighborhood meeting. GBA is now working on final design and easement documents. The City expects to receive the final plans on April 3, 2017, and a neighborhood meeting to discuss these final plans is scheduled for 5:00 PM on April 4, 2017 at City Hall. Easement acquisition offers are expected to be mailed by April 1, 2017.


6200 Nieman & Nieman Middle Final Plans Mtg_20170323.pdf6200 Nieman & Nieman Middle Final Plans Mtg_20170323.pdf 3401 and 3424 Project Notification Letter_20161205.pdf3401 and 3424 Project Notification Letter_20161205.pdf