On April 4, 2017, voters overwhelmingly approved an $800 million comprehensive capital improvements program to use revenue created by issuing general obligation bonds each year for 20 years. The money will pay for infrastructure improvements across the city that has long been deferred. The effort has been branded GO KC. The public can keep tabs on the projects through the GO KC Projects Explorer.
January 1, 2020
The new animal shelter, the Kansas City Campus for Animal Care, opens at noon on Jan. 1, 2020. On April 5, 2018, the Kansas City, Mo. City Council unanimously approved the cooperative agreement for the Kansas City Campus for Animal Care. This agreement authorized the design and construction of the new animal care campus in Swope Park and appropriated $18M in KC GO bond funding to the facility project account.
November 13, 2019
July 26, 2019
Wornall Road Improvements:
June 21, 2019
June 14, 2019
May 10, 2019
The GO KC Year Two Progress Report is available!
“We’re in a good place with our GO KC projects and I like the progress we’re making as we continue to check off more and more of these long-term items that have been slowing us down for years,” City Manager Troy Schulte said. Read the year 2 progress news release.
April 3, 2019
City celebrates completion of GO KC street project: Construction along 135th in Martin City wraps up.
March 21, 2019
City issues $57.29 million in General Obligation Bonds. Issuance is second in series of $800 million General Obligation authorization.
Oct. 16, 2018
North Oak Trafficway
The reconstruction of North Oak Trafficway from Indianola Drive to the city limits of North Kansas City includes new pavement, curbs and gutters, transit stop improvements, streetlight upgrades, water lines and storm sewer improvements. The complete street project also brings improved bicycle and pedestrian access with the addition of sidewalks on both sides and a multi-use path for pedestrians and bicycles on the south portion. This multi-use path will connect to bike facilities in the city of North Kansas City.
July 19, 2018
Kickoff of Project in Waldo Neighborhood
The reconstruction of Wornall Road from 85th to 89th Streets include replacing pavement, curbs and gutters, streetlight upgrades, water lines and storm sewer improvements, and improved pedestrian access with sidewalks on both sides of the roadway. The project will be completed before spring 2019.
June 5, 2018
The City of Kansas City has issued a report card that shows 25 projects are either underway or completed one year after voters supported an $800 million capital improvements program to remake the city’s infrastructure over the next 20 years. The 4-page GO KC Report Card is snapshot of progress as of May 1. Print and take one to share at neighborhood meetings or your local library.
April 13, 2018
City breaks ground on GO KC sidewalk repair; First round will target 311 backlog requests.
February 14, 2018
City leaders to break ground on GO KC project in South KC; New sidewalks will improve pedestrian experience.
Final phase for Turkey Creek flood-control project set to begin in 2018; Officials from KCMO and KCK collaborate & celebrate.
December 8, 2017
Spirit of Freedom Fountain getting major makeover; $750,000 in GO bonds dedicated for renovations.
October 20, 2017
Broke ground on an Eastside project: the 22nd/23rd street connector at Prospect.
October 17, 2017
Design Open House for Maplewoods Parkway project.
October 16, 2017
The Paseo Bridge over Brush Creek project is underway. There was a hard hat tour for Councilmembers:
October 10, 2017
The first construction kickoff event was for the Kansas City Museum.