July 22, 2014

BNSF offers sneak preview of intermodal

Nine story electric cranes are visible in the distance from the approximate center of the 400-plus acre intermodal property. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson
Nine story electric cranes are visible in the distance from the approximate center of the 400-plus acre intermodal property. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Nine story electric cranes are visible in the distance from the approximate center of the 400-plus acre intermodal property. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
It’s big, Nathaniel Hagedorn described the intermodal facility to a crowd of more …

New developer named for logistics park adjacent to intermodal

An electric crane rises above the railroad tracks near Waverly Road and 191st Street. The crane is one of five to be constructed on the intermodal site. Edgerton Holdings Company, a division of the developer for a logistics park near the site, will build a 490,000-square-foot warehouse nearby. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson
An electric crane rises above the railroad tracks near Waverly Road and 191st Street. The crane is one of five to be constructed on the intermodal site. Edgerton Holdings Company, a division of the developer for a logistics park near the site, will build a 490,000-square-foot warehouse nearby. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

An electric crane rises above the railroad tracks near Waverly Road and 191st Street. The crane is one of five to be constructed on the intermodal site. Edgerton Holdings Company, a division of the developer for a logistics park near

BNSF, Edgerton to work with new developer; Allen Group-KC out

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

The Allen Group of Kansas City will no longer serve as the developer of the Logistics Park of Kansas City, the planned warehouse development adjacent to the Edgerton Intermodal.

Edgerton officials approved an agreement March 28 that …

Planners approve Allen Group site plans

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
Four agenda items relating to the BNSF Intermodal project were the topics of discussion at the Edgerton Planning Commission meeting on March 12.
The commission approved a Preliminary Plat Plan and Preliminary Site …

Consultants discuss anticipated intermodal growth with public officials

Graphics courtesy of Southwest Johnson County Area Plan
Graphics courtesy of Southwest Johnson County Area Plan

Graphics courtesy of Southwest Johnson County Area Plan

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Graphics courtesy of Southwest Johnson County Area Plan

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
A team of consultants anticipates between 12 million and 16 million square feet of warehouse development in southwest Johnson County related …

Industrial boom

A real estate sign markets land near the intermodal for development. Mounds of dirt and road closed markers show progress near Four Corners Road and Waverly where work is underway to build an interchange. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson
A real estate sign markets land near the intermodal for development. Mounds of dirt and road closed markers show progress near Four Corners Road and Waverly where work is underway to build an interchange. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

A real estate sign markets land near the intermodal for development. Mounds of dirt and road closed markers show progress near Four Corners Road and Waverly where work is underway to build an interchange. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Drivers …

Train derails near Edgerton

Mark Taylor
Special to The Gardner News
A BNSF freight train partially derailed south of 207th Street in Edgerton on Feb. 28.
Andy Williams, director of public affairs for BNSF, said the derailment involved one set of wheels on

Planners consider billboard, DeLong Co.

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
Edgerton Planning Commissioners tabled a public hearing for a conditional-use permit that would allow a lighted billboard sign on the southwest corner of 199th Street and Homestead Lane at 20080 Homestead Lane.
The …

Edgerton approves annexation, issues IRBs related to intermodal

An early rendering of the BNSF intermodal facility. File graphic
An early rendering of the BNSF intermodal facility. File graphic

An early rendering of the BNSF intermodal facility. File graphic

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
Edgerton City Council members approved several items related to the BNSF intermodal on Feb. 14.
Two separate business items concerning an annexation request …

The Allen Group searches for new leader

Patrick Robinson

Patrick Robinson

Despite changes at the top of the Allen Group, the developer for the Logistics Park of Kansas City (LPKC) to be attached to the intermodal in Edgerton, officials for the company anticipate signing new tenants in 2013.
“We …