Johnson County to spend $17M on major road projects next year — Here’s where

Johnson County road projects funded through CARS program include a stretch of Foxridge Drive in Mission.

Johnson County CARS program allocates funds annually to help local cities maintain major arterial roads. Above, a stretch of 51st Street from Foxridge Drive to Lamar Avenue in Mission is one of the stretches of road planned for improvements under CARS in 2023. Photo by Lucie Krisman.

Johnson County’s Board of County Commissioners recently approved roughly $17 million for annual road improvements around the county for the coming year.

Driving the news: At its Sept. 22 meeting, the board unanimously voted to authorize funding for the County Assistance Road System, or CARS, program for 2023.