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Admission fees into Legacy Park, Gamber and Harris Park Community Centers will be reduced to half price on all days the National Weather Service issues Excessive Heat Warnings for the months June, July and August. During business hours, Mid-Continent Libraries are also good cooling centers. Call United Way 2-1-1 for assistance or information about public cooling centers.

Entries for May 2017

City of Lee's Summit News

MoDOT Announces Closures and Reduced Traffic for Colbern Road Bridge Demolition

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has announced several closures and reduced traffic related to the Colbern Road Bridge demolition.

  • CLOSURE of the left lane of eastbound Colbern Rd. from just east of NE Town Center Dr. to NE Rice Rd. beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, May 13 for the removal of the concrete median strip on Colbern Rd.
  • CLOSURE of the eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 470 between Douglas Street and Route 291 beginning Friday, May 19, at 8 p.m. until approximately Monday morning, May 22, at 4 a.m.
  • NIGHTLY CLOSURES of northbound and southbound Route 291 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Monday, May 22, at 8 p.m. until approximately Friday, May 26 at 5 a.m. 
  • REDUCED TRAFFIC to one lane each direction on the south half of Colbern Road between NE Rice Road and NE Town Centre Blvd. beginning Thursday, May 18. The northern lanes of Colbern Road will remain closed until approximately mid-August.

Runway 11/29 Now Open at Lee's Summit Municipal Airport

Runway 11/29 at the Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport reopened at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Aircraft operations on the reopened runway began just before 6 a.m.