Lee's Summit Public Works

From pothole patching in spring, to snow plowing in winter, Public Works provides many of the City's essential programs and services. If you've driven on a City street, used a bike lane, taken trash to the landfill, or watched a plane fly overhead, then you've encountered Public Works.

Public Works is responsible for:

  • planning, design, and construction of the City's infrastructure
  • operation and maintenance of the City's stormwater systems, streets and traffic control network
  • oversight, compliance and post-closure of the City's landfill
  • operation of the Lee's Summit Municipal Airport
  • maintenance, repair, replacement and disposal of all City vehicles

 

Public Works News

  • City Crews Completed Treating Streets Early Sunday, Jan. 16

    City Crews Completed Treating Streets Early Sunday, Jan. 16

    The City’s crews completed treating residential streets at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 16. Even after salt treatment, snow/ice can remain packed to streets and residents should use caution while driving. Warming pavement temperatures and sun should help with melting, but refreezing may occur late Sunday and overnight into Monday, Jan. 17, and drivers should be aware slick spots are possible. Rising temperatures on Monday, Jan. 17, will help with...

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  • City Crews Set to Work Today, Saturday, Jan. 15, and Overnight Into Sunday, Jan. 16

    City Crews Set to Work Today, Saturday, Jan. 15, and Overnight Into Sunday, Jan. 16

    The City’s crews are plowing and treating primary and secondary streets today, Saturday, Jan. 15, and expect to begin salt treatment on residential streets late tonight, after the Lee’s Summit area received approximately one inch of snow on pavements. Crews will continue to work overnight into Sunday, Jan. 16. Snow may continue to be packed to streets even after salt treatment and residents are encouraged to use caution while driving, especially on...

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  • City’s Crews Preparing for Snow

    City’s Crews Preparing for Snow

    City crews are scheduled to begin working at 11 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14, in preparation for snow overnight into Saturday, Jan. 15. Pre-treatment is not an option due to the event starting as rain. Crews will be ready to begin salt treatment as temperatures fall overnight and rain transitions to snow. Due to the rain and falling temperatures, streets are expected to be slick overnight. Residents should use caution while driving especially on elevated surfaces such...

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