Offer of free land to city of Topeka seeks to put “Elevation Parkway” on road to reality

Henry McClure and Dana Anderson are offering free land to the city of Topeka to try to revive efforts to develop a thoroughfare they believe would better enable residents to drive into town from the southwest.

McClure said this past week he hoped the city government would accept the offer from their company, Jayhawks LLC, to donate as much of the property it owns at the southwest corner of S.W. 37th and Gage Boulevard as the city would need to serve as right of way for a so-called Elevation Parkway, a name that city officials have used to describe the project since 1995.

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