Community Coalition to Fix Barry Road
Starting just ten days after the April 2004 accident, 10,000 concerned citizens signed petitions requesting the
City of Kansas City, MO to expedite improvements to Barry Road. The citizens committee has participated in at least
50 meetings with the City of Kansas City and Platte County over the past five years. Progress has been painfull
slow. The Barry Road bridge was closed in August 2008 after a Kansas City Public Works
inspection determined the bridge was unsafe.
The project has been divided into three different
projects. Two of the projects are being managed by the CIMO office of the City of Kansas City and the third by Platte