Kansas City leaders said people may soon see improvements on the streets they drive.
Tuesday they announced plans to get started using more money on street repairs. In August voters approved question one. It set up a half cent sales tax for parks.
The city promised to take money it was spending on parks and shift it to street maintenance.
Kansas City, MO, Mayor Sly James said that will start now.
"We're not going to wait. We're not going to allow this construction season, this good weather, these opportunities to go by without taking advantage of them," James said.
People will start seeing "Thank You" signs go up around town.
This year the city will spend an extra $30 million on street repairs. Next year that will climb to a total of $200 million.
Among the areas that are targeted for the first repairs are Wornall Road between Gregory and 79th and from 96th to Ward Parkway. Ninth Street from Grand to Charlotte, 10th Street from Grand to Charlotte and Northwest 68th Street from Northwest Waukomis to Highway 169.
Below is the full list of areas targeted for repairs:
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