Construction begins on housing complex for veterans in KC

Construction began Wednesday on the first phase of the St. Michael’s Veterans Campus, which is being designed to provide housing and support services for homeless and at-risk veterans.

The 22-acre development is near Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard and Leeds Road, close to the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

The project will be built in three phases and was projected to cost $34 million when it was unveiled in 2012.

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Local firm says it should get streetcar construction contract instead of out-of-town company – KansasCity.com

Kiewit-Clarkson Infrastructure Co. has filed a formal challenge to Kansas City’s decision to give an out-of-town company the job of building the downtown streetcar line.

Locally based Kiewit-Clarkson came in second in the bidding to become construction manager. But the company, a joint venture of Kiewit Corp. of Omaha, Neb., and Clarkson Construction Co. of Kansas City, claims the bidding process was flawed.

via Local firm says it should get streetcar construction contract instead of out-of-town company – KansasCity.com.

‘Where Da Spot’ App helps drivers find parking spots in Kansas City – Kansas City Sustainable Transportation | Examiner.com

Da best way to find parking in KC — Revolutionizing parking in KC by offering not only a service to locate available parking, but also set reminders for parking time and where you parked your car.

via ‘Where Da Spot’ App helps drivers find parking spots in Kansas City – Kansas City Sustainable Transportation | Examiner.com.