Sidewalk

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​History


The City of Sunset Hills hoped for a long time to build better community by connecting subdivisions with a sidewalk network. As far back as July of 2002, a sidewalk Master Plan was developed for the City by Burns & McDonnell.   Flash forward to 2014, the City solicited RFP's to area firms for evaluation, selection, and design of sidewalk projects to improve and interconnect the City's sidewalk network.

In August of 2014, the City received submissions from 11 firms for consideration of this work and Oates Associated was interviewed and selected as the successful engineering firm at the September 2014 Public Works Committee and approved at the following Board of Aldermen Meeting. 

In October of 2014, the Public Works Committee met with the Oates design team.  Oates was assigned the task of working with Director of Public Works Baker to prioritize projects, seek grant funding, and place emphasis on Rott Road, Eddie & Park, East Watson, and Denny Road.  A desire was also expressed to look at S. Lindbergh if grant monies were available.

In 2016, the City improved Eddie & Park with the extension of the north sidewalk from Truman School up to Kitun Dog Park.

In 2018, the City installed sidewalk on the south side of East Watson from S. Lindbergh to the end of the sidewalk in Crestwood.

In 2019, the City planned to install sidewalks in cooperation with MODOT on both sides of S. Lindbergh from W. Watson/Eddie & Park to Rott Rd./E. Watson.  This project was delayed and is now underway in 2020.

S. Lindbergh

(Eddie & Park/W. Watson to E. Watson/Rott Rd)
STP-5410 (629)

2019 SidewalksIn 2016, the City was awarded a grant administered through MODOT for a sidewalk on the east side of S. Lindbergh in this area.  The Public Works Committee recommended Oates & Associates to perform the design.

Bid OrderCompanyBidAddendum Acknowledged
1Sweetens$377,377.37No
2Raineri$448,744.20Yes
3Spencer$472,240.30No
4Gershenson$510,072.35Yes
5Krupp$549,979.97No
6Lamke$593,979.97No

(Math for bids was verified accurate)

  • 5-29-19 - The low bid did not acknowledge receipt of Addendum 1.  Documents have been updated and are with MODOT for approval to re-bid this project.  Once achieved, bid updated documents will be available here, at Drexel, and MoDOT websites.+
  • 5-30-19 - This project is listed at the MoDOT website for bid on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 @ 10:00am with plans & specifications available at http://planroom.drexeltech.com
  • 6-26-19 - Bids were received at 10:00am.  Unofficial results at opening were:
Bid OrderCompanyBid
1Raineri$418,815.45
2Sweetens$429,429.29
3Amcon$484,395.40
4Spencer$532,608.04
5Krupp$554,216.44
6Kozeny-Wagner$688,653.18

(Math for bids was verified accurate)

  • 6-27-19 - Bids are under review by MODOT.  Once an award is made, that information will be posted here.
  • 1-28-20 - This project was awarded to Raineri Construction.  A Pre-construction meeting will be held at 9:00am today for this project in the Public Works Conference Room of City Hall.
  • 1-29-20 - The City produced notes of this meeting.  A copy of that meeting (including embedded audio) can be found here in the City website Document Center.
  • 3-16-20 - A Preliminary Schedule is posted and available here
  • 3-23-20 - Raineri started clearing & grubbing activity on the east side.  They are close to Eddie & Park working their way north.  A lane on northbound Lindbergh was dropped for this activity.
  • 3-24-20 - Raineri continues clearing & grubbing activity on the east side.  A lane on northbound Lindbergh was dropped for this activity.
  • 3-25-20 - Raineri is demolishing the south most driveway entrance on the northbound side in preparation for concrete replacement.  Activity was hampered by mechanical problems at noon.  A lane on northbound Lindbergh was dropped for this activity.
  • 3-26-20 - Raineri is forming, preparing, and pouring concrete for the south most driveway entrance on the northbound side.  Activity was hampered by rain at 10:00am.  A lane on northbound Lindbergh was dropped for this activity.
  • 3-30-20 - Raineri is pouring concrete for the south most driveway entrance on the northbound side.  They are excavating the second driveway entrance.  A lane on northbound Lindbergh was dropped for this activity.
  • 3-31-20 - Raineri is forming and preparing the second driveway entrance on the northbound side.  A lane on northbound Lindbergh was dropped for this activity.
  • 4-1-20 - Raineri is pouring the second driveway entrance on the northbound side.  They also poured 100’ of northbound side sidewalk by Enterprise Bank.  A lane on northbound Lindbergh was dropped for this activity.
  • 4-2-20 - Raineri is pouring more sidewalk on the northbound side.  A lane on northbound Lindbergh was dropped for this activity.
  • 4-3-20 - Raineri is pouring more sidewalk on the northbound side.  A lane on northbound Lindbergh was dropped for this activity.
  • 4-6-20 - Raineri is pouring back the pad for the bus shelter and the 2nd entrance today.  They are preparing more sidewalk for pour north of the Missouri Baptist entrance.  A lane on northbound Lindbergh was dropped for this activity.
  • 4-7-20 - Raineri is excavating the last part of the apron to Auto Tire.  They will be pouring sidewalk in front of 3808, 3802, to the area in front of Auto Tire.  A lane on northbound Lindbergh was dropped for this activity.
  • 4-8-20 - Raineri poured several sections of sidewalk on the east side and opened up the last entrance area for the MoBap building.  A lane on northbound Lindbergh was dropped for this activity.
  • 4-9-20 - Raineri poured several sections of sidewalk on the east side.  A lane on northbound Lindbergh was dropped for this activity.  They are cutting apron areas for replacement on the southbound side close to Rott Rd. and working their way south.  They coordinated a plan of access for the residents on Chrisann to work with them and Telle Tire for access with their ramp replacement.
  • 4-10-20 - Raineri set the glass back into the Metro Bus Stop today.  They are cutting apron areas for replacement on the southbound side of Lindbergh.  They are close to Maret this morning and continuing to work their way south.  Most apron areas will take a lane at a time.  The one at 3729 S. Lindbergh will be replaced whole since they have access off of Rott.  The same scenario applies to Chrisann as this apron is only one-lane wide.  Watch here for updates.   A lane on northbound Lindbergh was dropped for today’s activity.