North Benton Avenue to North Main Storm Drainage

Impacted Ward: 1

Project Description

This purpose of the project is to improve stormwater drainage in the neighborhood of Benton Avenue near Mel Wetter Parkway down Barthel Avenue to Third Street, then east to the Missouri River outfall. This project also includes Transit Avenue from North Fifth Street down to Main Street.  The floodgate and outfall to the Missouri River will be replaced to serve these two storm sewer improvements.  Homes in this neighborhood are subject to flooding due to undersized or substandard storm sewers.

Project Location

Neighborhood of Benton Avenue;
Transit Avenue from North 5th Street to Main Street.
Site maps (PDF)
Overall Exhibit
Overall Exhibit with Photos

Contact Information

Kierstyn Lorince
Project Manager

Project Activities

  • Project Charter was approved in January 2018
  • Horner & Shifrin was selected to perform engineering design services
  • A public open house was held September 12, 2019. Preliminary design plans were approved September 2019.
  • Construction is expected to begin Fall 2020. 

Related Documents

Public Meeting Handout