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Snow and Ice Control

Department Page | Snow/Emergency Plan | Winter Safety Tips | Snow Control FAQs and Tips

The Public Works Department is responsible for snow removal on public streets. The department monitors weather forecasts closely to schedule crews in advance of winter weather to ensure the highest possible level of response for safe travel during the event.

The Snow Plan has a scheduled route system. Snow plows are only redirected to assist police and fire emergencies; they are not otherwise pulled off of their established routes. If snow control operations are complete, but you believe your street was missed, contact the Snow Desk at 816-969-1870.

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Snow Blog

Snow and Ice Control Blog

City crews are out plowing and treating streets today, Sunday, April 1, and will continue overnight into Monday, April 2, as necessary. The City will continue to monitor the weather forecast and update its response accordingly.
Public Works crews have been continually treating roads since 3 a.m., Tues. morning, Feb. 20 and recently finished the treatment of residential streets as of Wed., Feb. 21 from the first round of wintry ice storms.  Roads may still be icy due to the freezing air and pavement temperatures, which reduce the effectiveness of the salt treatments. Please be careful. 
Now that the freezing rain has ended, crews are treating primary and secondary roads.  Crews will be treating residential roads throughout the ni...
City crews began treating streets with salt in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Feb. 20, and will continue throughout the day, as a wintry mix of f...
Crews will conclude the treatment of primary and secondary roads at noon, Sun., February 11, 2018.  
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