Independence Road Improvement Project - Phase IV
Posted on Thursday March 22, 2018
The next and final phase of road construction slated for Independence Rd. is known as Independence Rd. Phase IV, which runs from Galahad Dr. to approximately the City Hall/Park. A current timeline of key dates and activities can be viewed here.

The tentative schedule and timeline for the Independence Road Project Phase IV can be found below. As you are likely already aware the roadway improvements for this phase of Independence Rd. project go from Galahad Dr. to 350 feet west of Nancy Lane. The City would also like to provide you with advanced notification and coordination of future road work that may impact your property (if you boarder the project) or your daily commute. Please note the dates of critical activates are estimated, and they may fluctuate in the future; the highlighted dates have recently been revised.  

Below you will find the critical dates of significant project activities:

  • Submittal of Right of Way Clearance (Critical Date: May 15, 2018) – Target Date: February 14, 2018
  • Deadline to mark any existing landscaping within adjacent easements or right-of-way that is desired to be relocated on to Owner’s property – Deadline Date: April 23, 2018
    • Landscaping shall be marked with a blue ribbon by Owner and shall not include trees larger than 2.5-inch caliper.
  • Submittal of Final PS&E Documents (Critical Date: May 15, 2018) – Target Date: April 6, 2018
  • Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Construction Engineering – Target Date: April 13, 2018 
  • MoDOT Obligation of Construction Funds (Critical Date June 30, 2018) – Target Date: May 18, 2018
  • Approval of RFQ Construction Engineer – Target Date: June 28, 2018
  • Notice to Utility Agencies allowing them to begin relocation efforts of their respective utilities – Target Date: June 18, 2018
  • Advertise for General Contractor Bids (Critical Date Six Months from Funds Obligation) – Target Date: July 1, 2018
  • General Contractor Bids Due for Project – Target Date: August 1, 2018
  • General Contractor Bid Approval by All Agencies – Target Date: September 14, 2018
  • Award Contract to General Contractor – Target Date: September 27, 2018
  • Notice to Proceed to General Contractor (Beginning of Construction Contract) – Target Date: October 1, 2018
    • Commencement of clearing, grading, and construction may begin once Notice to Proceed is issued to the General Contractor.
    • Clearing and grading potentially impacting Owner’s property are estimated to occur throughout the duration of the construction period between October 1, 2018 – October 31, 2019.
    • Coordination between General Contractor and Property Owners regarding private improvements within the construction area such as sprinkler systems, dog fences, etc.
  • Completion of Construction (Estimated Completion Date) – Target Date: October 31, 2019

Note: major roadway construction and tear out of existing pavement will not begin until 2019. Traffic will be reduced to one direction of travel heading westbound only (the same direction of travel as Ind. Rd. Phase III). Look for regular updates as well as other project related information for Phase IV of Independence Rd. on our website. 

Should you have any questions or concerns at any point in the construction process for Independence Road Project Phase IV, your point of contact is Michael Padella, City Administrator; feel free to call or email him at any time. His direct line is 636.441.2110 ext. 102 or by email


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