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Report a Pothole

To report a pothole in a City street, notify the Public Works Department by calling (816) 969-1800 or include the street name and direction of travel in our contact us form. The pothole will be repaired within one working day (24 hours), weather permitting

Get Involved by Adopting a Street!

The Adopt-A-Street Program recognizes the commitment of volunteers to keep our City's roadways free from litter and debris. Read more...

Road Closures

Click here to be directed to the City's road closure webpage for updates on street closures due to road construction and repair. The City makes every effort to complete the necessary work as quickly as possible. We appreciate your patience and hope you enjoy the improvements. For state road closures, please visit the MoDOT Construction webpage.

Lee’s Summit has once again been named a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) by the League of American Bicyclists. The League of American Bicyclists welcomed 26 new and 77 renewing BFCs in what was the largest application round in the program’s history.

Communities, businesses and universities are assessed for the bicycle friendly program through a voluntary application process. Applications are reviewed by both a panel of national bicycle experts and local reviewers, and a report card is produced with recommendations on how to improve conditions for bicycling. Lee’s Summit’s report card can be found here. Levels are awarded based on excellence in five categories - engineering, education, encouragement, enforcement, and evaluation and planning - with Bronze Level communities generally exhibiting excellence in one or two categories. In the Kansas City metropolitan area, Kansas City, Mo., and Shawnee, Kan., join Lee’s Summit at the Bronze Level.

"I encourage all ages to exercise to improve their well-being. Bicycling is one more way to support that effort,” said City of Lee’s Summit Mayor Randy Rhoads. “This designation is a statement of our value as a community as well as our continued commitment to the bicycle friendliness of the City. Congratulations to those who helped us maintain this designation, such as the Livable Streets Advisory Board, City staff and the Lee’s Summit City Council,” said Mayor Rhoads.  

The Bicycle Friendly Community designation was a goal of the citizen-led Strategic Plan Lee’s Summit 360: Charting Tomorrow and the Livable Streets Advisory Board. Lee’s Summit is also a Silver Level Walk Friendly Community, designated by the National Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center. The only other community in either Kansas or Missouri to have both the Walk Friendly and Bicycle Friendly designations is Springfield, Mo.

For more information, contact the City’s Public Works Department at 969-1800 or publicworks@cityofls.net.

The League of American Bicyclist’s mission is to lead the movement to create a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone. For more information, visit BikeLeague.org.