Safer streets, easier flow of vehicles and more efficient truck traffic . A new truck route for Independence got its approval from the commission. Police Jerry Harrison says it comes by request of the citizens. 20 residents of the area are affected and have been notified about the proposal and are giving great feedback. Making the flow of traffic and managing which roads need more yearly maintenance an easier task is something the route will do. Police Chief Jerry Harrison says everyone so far has loved the design. he route will go from 10th street to Sycamore, then Sycamore to 21st St. From there the route will head to railroad street around the tracks over the scales and back out. Creating a safer more efficient way of picking up loads and helps maintain certain street conditions.