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City Crews Preparing for Winter Weather Season

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The City of Lee’s Summit will hold a snow dry run Nov. 7 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to allow crews to prepare for the upcoming 2018-2019 winter weather season. City crews will be testing equipment and running snow routes. The purpose of the dry run is to ensure all equipment is working properly and that drivers are familiar with snow routes, which is critical to the City’s snow and ice control operations. Although there is a chance of snow in the...

Public Meeting for Chipman Road Improvements

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The City of Lee’s Summit will hold an open house public meeting Thursday, Oct. 11 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the lobby of The Summit Church to discuss improvements to Chipman Road from Bent Tree Drive to View High Drive. The Summit Church is located at 3381 NW Chipman Rd. in Lee’s Summit, Mo. The purpose of the meeting is to introduce the public to the preliminary design plan for improvements to Chipman Road. Representatives from the engineering...

Public Meeting for Third Street Improvements Oct. 4

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The City of Lee’s Summit will hold an open house public meeting Thursday, Oct. 4, where the public can hear about planned improvements to Third Street from Murray Road to Pryor Road. The meeting is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Howard Conference Room on the second floor of City Hall, 220 SE Green St. The meeting is an opportunity to update the public on the engineering plans and schedule for improvements to Third Street. Representatives from Olsson...

Overlay and Surface Seal Programs Underway in Lee’s Summit

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Residents should expect to see road crews throughout Lee’s Summit through Labor Day as the City’s annual overlay and surface seal programs get underway. The Pavement Management Program is designed to extend the life of existing pavement by maintaining and/or restoring road surfaces. There are 15 areas throughout the city which will receive the surface seal treatment this summer. That treatment uses a mix of aggregate, oil and asphalt binders to seal...

U.S. Highway 50/Route 291 Interchange Opens

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$16 million “diverge-about” project touted as key to safety, traffic flow and economic growth

The City of Lee’s Summit and its project partners celebrated the official opening of a new $16 million interchange at U.S. 50 and Route 291 South with a ceremonial ribbon cutting on Friday, May 11. The project reconstructed the 40-year-old Route 291 overpass into a diverging diamond design, added a roundabout at Blue Parkway and Jefferson Street, and realigned Oldham Parkway.

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