Columbia City Council will discuss Sinclair Road Sidewalk project

7 months 3 weeks 3 days ago Saturday, March 30 2019 Mar 30, 2019 Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:02:00 PM CDT March 30, 2019 in News
By: Greta Serrin, KOMU 8 Reporter
loading

COLUMBIA - The Columbia City Council will discuss plans to move forward a project to extend the sidewalk on Sinclair Road on Monday.

The Sinclair Road Sidewalk project would add about 2,600 feet of sidewalk along Sinclair Road between Nifong Boulevard and Southampton Drive. 

Currently there is no sidewalk between Mill Creek Elementary School and Southampton Drive.

According to the agenda for Monday's city council meeting, public works estimates the project will cost $300,000. Columbia Public Schools said it will contribute up to $300,000 to cover the cost of the sidewalk.

"The preliminary sidewalk design includes approximately 1,300 linear feet of five-foot wide concrete sidewalk with grass parkway along the northern end, and approximately 1,300 linear feet of six-foot wide concrete sidewalk," according to the meeting agenda.

In January, public works held an interested parties meeting. Only five residents showed up. One of the residents, Mike McMillen, said he thinks the planned sidewalk will be too close to the road near Southampton Drive. 

McMillen said he is worried about the safety of children since Mill Creek Elementary School is nearby. 

"Would you want your kids to walk alongside a road where the traffic is going 40 mph?" McMillen said. 

If approved, the construction of the new sidewalk would be finished in the summer of 2020. 

More News

Grid
List
BOONE COUNTY - The Boone County Planning and Zoning Commission Thursday voted against Larry Potterfield's idea of expanding MidwayUSA's headquarters.... More >>
1 hour ago Friday, November 22 2019 Nov 22, 2019 Friday, November 22, 2019 6:49:00 PM CST November 22, 2019 in News
FULTON - - The Fulton Soup Kitchen is preparing its facilities for its first Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow. Employees took... More >>
1 hour ago Friday, November 22 2019 Nov 22, 2019 Friday, November 22, 2019 5:55:00 PM CST November 22, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - Mayor Brian Treece was on hand as the owners of the Niedermeyer Apartments, the oldest building in Columbia,... More >>
2 hours ago Friday, November 22 2019 Nov 22, 2019 Friday, November 22, 2019 5:06:00 PM CST November 22, 2019 in News
FULTON - Two people pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to charges for the death of Carl DeBrodie. Sherry... More >>
3 hours ago Friday, November 22 2019 Nov 22, 2019 Friday, November 22, 2019 4:51:00 PM CST November 22, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - Jonathan Nance, Missouri football's leading receiver, was arrested Friday morning for not appearing in court regarding a... More >>
3 hours ago Friday, November 22 2019 Nov 22, 2019 Friday, November 22, 2019 4:32:00 PM CST November 22, 2019 in Sports
COOPER COUNTY - The Cooper County Emergency Management Agency issued an alert Friday asking community members to watch out for... More >>
3 hours ago Friday, November 22 2019 Nov 22, 2019 Friday, November 22, 2019 4:12:00 PM CST November 22, 2019 in News
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday the human remains found in a livestock trailer in... More >>
4 hours ago Friday, November 22 2019 Nov 22, 2019 Friday, November 22, 2019 3:49:00 PM CST November 22, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - Hospitals all over the country are struggling to stay open. This has left patients in rural areas... More >>
5 hours ago Friday, November 22 2019 Nov 22, 2019 Friday, November 22, 2019 2:36:00 PM CST November 22, 2019 in News
FULTON - Two grants awarded to the MU School of Medicine in August could help solve a shortage in the... More >>
5 hours ago Friday, November 22 2019 Nov 22, 2019 Friday, November 22, 2019 1:59:00 PM CST November 22, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - The United Way of Central Missouri awarded five local organizations impacted by the Jefferson City tornado in... More >>
7 hours ago Friday, November 22 2019 Nov 22, 2019 Friday, November 22, 2019 12:34:00 PM CST November 22, 2019 in Top Stories
FULTON - Students from 6th to 8th grade in the Fulton School District are spending much of their Friday in... More >>
7 hours ago Friday, November 22 2019 Nov 22, 2019 Friday, November 22, 2019 12:06:00 PM CST November 22, 2019 in Top Stories
COLUMBIA- Police are investigating gunfire in north Columbia after officers found shell casings Thursday night. Officers responded to Riva... More >>
8 hours ago Friday, November 22 2019 Nov 22, 2019 Friday, November 22, 2019 10:56:00 AM CST November 22, 2019 in Top Stories
STOVER - Morgan County R-1 schools closed Friday to allow cleaning of the buildings after a possible case of bacterial... More >>
9 hours ago Friday, November 22 2019 Nov 22, 2019 Friday, November 22, 2019 10:34:00 AM CST November 22, 2019 in News
NEW BLOOMFIELD — The New Bloomfield School District said it is thinking of moving to a four-day school week after... More >>
22 hours ago Thursday, November 21 2019 Nov 21, 2019 Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:16:00 PM CST November 21, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - Christian Fellowship School will start the giving season a bit early as it launches it's first-ever Serve-a-Thon event... More >>
23 hours ago Thursday, November 21 2019 Nov 21, 2019 Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:16:00 PM CST November 21, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - Lincoln University faculty members are voicing their concerns to university officials after it raised their health care... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, November 21 2019 Nov 21, 2019 Thursday, November 21, 2019 7:07:00 PM CST November 21, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - Another MU fraternity has been suspended just two weeks after the suspension of Sigma Chi. This time, the... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, November 21 2019 Nov 21, 2019 Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:04:00 PM CST November 21, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri residents could soon find it easier to update their addresses for voter registration... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, November 21 2019 Nov 21, 2019 Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:31:00 PM CST November 21, 2019 in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 35°
8pm 39°
9pm 39°
10pm 38°
11pm 36°