Overland Park approves $10M in funding for additional U.S. 69 Highway work at 167th Street

U.S. 69 toll lanes

The Overland Park City Council on Monday approved adding $10 million to the city's share of a project to widen and add toll lanes to U.S. 69 Highway. The newly approved money would go towards improving the interchange at 167th Street. File image.

The Overland Park City Council on Monday approved a proposal that will add $10 million to the city’s share of a project to add toll lanes to U.S. Highway 69.

A majority of councilmembers said Monday it was the best and quickest way to get improvements that have been talked about for years.